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

Jars of Clay frontman posts apology but stands by support for LGBT equality

Dan Haseltine, lead singer of the popular Christian folk rock band Jars of Clay, gained much attention last week when tweeted for three days about marriage equality and religion—but not all the attention was positive.

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UN releases Bollywood video about family acceptance

The United Nations Free & Equal campaign has shared another video promoting equality for LGBT people around the globe. This time, they are targeting India with a Bollywood-style video starring Indian actress Celina Jaitly.

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April 29, 2014

Terminated gay catholic educator hired as Mercer Island associate principal

Mark Zmuda was fired from his position at Eastside Catholic HS in December of 2013 for marrying the man he loves.

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Maggie Gallagher can't stop admitting our imminent victory

Why is Ms. Gallagher on a de facto promotional tour in which she waves the white flag and tells anyone who would listen that the marriage equality movement that she had so viciously fought for so long was going to win the whole thing any day now.

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UCC denomination sues North Carolina for violating religious freedom, urges marriage equality in landmark case

The United Church of Christ (UCC) made history this morning by becoming the first major Christian denomination to file a lawsuit against a state government. The UCC General Synod has asserted that North Carolina's ban on marriage equality is a violation of UCC clergy's free exercise of religion under the First Amendment.

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