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
Activist who was subject of Call Me Kuchu applying for asylum in US
John Abdallah Wambere, the Ugandan LGBT advocate who was presented the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Documentary for his role in Call Me Kuchu, is applying for asylum in the United States.
Despite church policy, Methodist bishop won't charge minster for being openly gay
A bishop in the United Methodist Church (UMC) is dropping a complaint against an openly gay minister for being a "self-avowed practicing homosexual."
Openly gay Bishop Gene Robinson: "I am seeking to be open and honest" amidst divorce
Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson, the first openly gay person in the history of Christianity to be elected bishop, announced with a heavy heart that he and his husband will be divorcing.
Newsweek's stories on "ex-gay" movement distance themselves from owner's support for the practice
Last week, Newsweek published two full-length stories on the so-called "ex-gay" movement's decline onehighlighted former "ex-gay" activist, John Paulk, while another told the story of Mathew Shurka, who went through attempts to change his sexual orientation, and is now a vocal critic of the dangerous practice.
Oregon civil rights leader says 'no' to discrimination
Oregon United Against Discrimination released the first ad in the campaign to defeat the proposed discrimination measure. The ad to features Kathleen Saadat, a renowned advocate for civil rights and for equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Oregonians.
Uruguayan Actor Federico Diaz Comes Out
Uruguayan born actor Federico Diaz, with a career in Mexico and the U.S. came out on twitter saying, in part, "I feel that God gave me a gift by making me gay."