Religion and Faith

News of LGBT and allied people of faith, and stories that show the ways in which people of faith interact with the LGBT community

Former anti-gay activist: "I've never met an 'ex-gay' man I thought was not still attracted to men"

GLAAD's Jeremy Hooper gets into some of the nitty gritty of former "ex-gay" activist Yvette Cantu Schneider's work, her feelings toward the anti-LGBT movement, and what she has to say to those who she might have hurt.

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Transgender George Fox student faces discrimination and is denied appropriate campus housing

A transgender student, Jayce, was denied his housing request to live with male friends by Portland, Oregon's George Fox University, a privately owned Quaker school that receives federal funding, based on so-called theological principles.

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WATCH: Mom's speech challenges bias against her transgender 6-year-old

Debi Jackson, the mother of a 6-year-old transgender girl named A.J., gave a speech about her daughter several months ago at Unity Temple on the Plaza in Kansas City. A video of the speech has gone viral with more than 200,000 views, and was shared in an article from the Huffington Post and in a tweet from Ricky Martin.

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How the Salem mayor is turning anti-LGBT calls into support for LGBT youth

Since the city of Salem, Massachusetts announced plans to terminate a contract with Gordon College, a Christian University with discriminatory policies toward LGBT students and faculty, the city's mayor has been receiving many phone calls from anti-LGBT individuals expressing their disagreement with Salem's recently adopted LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination ordinance.

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July 18, 2014

Cleveland-based United Church of Christ to be first religious denomination as major sponsor of Gay Games

As the date of the Opening Gay Games ceremony approaches, Cleveland-based United Church of Christ decided to use the event as an opportunity to spread the message about love, Christ and unity.

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Transgender woman seeks to become Roman Catholic nun and pens book "Why God Doesn't Hate You"

A transgender woman, Tia Pesando, hopes to become a Roman Catholic nun in London, Ontario.

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Teen girl shunned by parents finds financial support online

When 19 year old Kate Koenig's parents found out she was pansexual and cut off their financial support, Kate never gave up on her dream of going to the University of Pittsburgh, and with the help of hundreds of supporters it looks like Kate's dream will come true.

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