Immediately after the Boy Scouts of America made the decision to no longer ban or banish young boys who happen to be gay, Erick Erickson of the web site RedState.com, took to his Twitter account to go after the Boy Scouts in a really ugly way.
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The last Sunday of January has been designated annually as Welcoming Church Sunday, a day on which congregations—across denominations--celebrate and reaffirm their support for the full participation of people of all sexual orientations and gender identities in the life of the church.
Over 30 clergy across New York City will be preaching about homeless LGBT youth in their houses of worship this weekend, January 20-22. The preaching exercise is a part of the Weekend of Prayer and Learning to educate people of faith about youth homelessness, particularly among LGBT youth.
This fall Elmhurst became the first institute of higher education to include an admissions question about sexual orientation and gender identity, launching them into the public eye. The college has only good things to say after its first round of admissions with the new question.
In this edition of LGBT en Español, transgender advocate Bamby Salcedo profiled in People en Español; CNN Show Includes Lesbian Mom, and more!
Rev. Irene Monroe reflects on how Dr. King influenced her work in promoting social justice and religious tolerance.
GLAAD's Religion, Faith & Values program works to elevate LGBT-affirming voices of faith in mainstream, regional, and community media.
There’s been extensive media coverage of Cardinal George in Chicago (and in Green Bay). The following is a roundup of other actions and statements from the Roman Catholic hierarchy that continues to alienate and demonize both LGBT people and fair-minded Catholics.
According to the Chicago Tribune, Cardinal George said, “I am truly sorry for the hurt my remarks have caused, particularly because we all have friends or family members who are gay and lesbian. This has evidently wounded a good number of people. I have family members myself who are gay and lesbian, so it's part of our lives. So I'm sorry for the hurt."
One year after Matthew Vines was forced to leave the Wichita, Kan., church he had attended since birth — not because
The Rev. Jesse Jackson, who said in a recent interview that he would perform a same-sex wedding ceremony if a gay or lesbian couple asked him to do so, is urging Maryland voters to adopt his view of gay rights as civil rights by voting in favor of a ballot measure that would provide for marriage equality in the state.
A married gay male couple from Sutton, Massachusetts, is suing the Worcester Catholic diocese, alleging sexual orien
Cheryl Anderson writes about how divisions between the LGBT community, racial minorities, and women continues to kee
St. Leo Roman Catholic Church represents a spiritual home for many people of diverse views and backgrounds, and Washington State senator Debbie Regala, a devout Catholic, now counts herself among that number.
A gay couple from Massachusetts sued a Roman Catholic diocese Monday for allegedly refusing to sell them a mansion because church officials were concerned they would host gay weddings there.
For Janice Covington, being selected as the first openly transgender delegate from North Carolina to the Democratic
Members of the “hacktivist” group Anonymous have taken down the government websites of several African countries wit