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

Georgia's anti-LGBT 'First Amendment Defense Act' continues to meet resistance

The number of LGBT activists, celebrities, clergy, and companies that have condemned FADA has been growing in the past few weeks with voices such as Delta, Virgin Group, and even the Governor of Georgia uniting in the fight against this harmful anti-LGBT bill.

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Pastor of LGBT-affirming Mississippi church wins Emerging Ministry Award

LGBT activist and pastor Brandiilyne Dear is the recipient of this years Metropolitan Community Churches' Emerging Ministry Award for her work with the LGBT-affirming Joshua Generation Metropolitan Community Church in Mississippi.

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February 23, 2016

GLAAD signs letter urging Georgia state leaders to stop discriminatory #FADA bill

GLAAD has signed on to a letter addressed to Georgia government leaders to protest the proposed "First Amendment Defense Act," or FADA, that would legalize discrimination against LGBT people and have negative effects on the state's commerce.

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Going global: 5 GLAAD Global Voices highlights from 2015

2015 saw the expansion of GLAAD's commitment to global LGBT acceptance grow. The initiative engaged in support of strong, organized, local LGBT organizations that have identified clear objectives and believe GLAAD can be helpful in achieving those objectives.

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National Catholic Reporter names Boy Scout dads and marriage equality plaintiffs 'Persons of the Year'

In a year-end editorial, the National Catholic Reporter has named Greg Bourke and Michael DeLeon persons of the year for 2015.

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New Ways Ministry relaunches #PopeSpeakOut campaign

Pope Francis is visiting Africa starting tomorrow, and New Ways Ministry is urging him to show his support for the LGBT population of Africa.

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