To give an accurate representation of where people of faith stand on marriage equality, let's look at some of the major denominations that support scouts for a quick recap. GLAAD has created a handy graphic that shows which denominations support inclusive scouting for all.
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Spirit Day was celebrated October 20, and on that day, we saw numerous businesses, celebrities, denominations, and even the White House go purple to show support for LGBT youth and safe schools. However, many worshipping communities held their commemoration until they gathered for weekend services. Now that “Spirit Weekend” is over, we offer you a couple of examples of what congregations did to address bullying in worship.
On Thursday, October 27, 2011, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York City will ho
On Sunday, "Church Within A Church," which describes itself as a “progressive, Methodist-related movement” oversaw the ordination of two women, one a married lesbian and the other the straight mother of a lesbian daughter.
In honor of Spirit Day, dozens of communities of faith pledged to wear purple in support of LGBT youth, and to speak
The Huffington Post religion section has published a list of inspirational LGBT faith leaders. GLAAD encourages you to lift up and name those LGBT leaders who have had an impact on your faith.
Jewish communities have also embraced Spirit Day in support of safe schools for LGBT students. Such support has come in a variety of ways. Spirit Day falls in the midst of holy days on the calendar.
People of faith and communities of faith are getting into the spirit of Spirit Day. Many faith-based organizations have promoted Spirit Day commemorations for today, October 20, as well as into this weekend. The following is just a sampling of what Christians and Christian organizations are doing to mark Spirit Day.
A Catholic school in Moorhead terminated a fifth grade teacher after she told administrators she disagreed with the
An historic coalition of traditional race-oriented civil rights organizations, labor unions, and LGBT groups met yes
Well before the national gay-rights movement sprang from the Stonewall riots, West Hollywood Presbyterian Church sta
The Vatican has criticised sharply a 2005 book by a US theologian and nun on sexual ethics, where she defends gay ri
A landmark vote last week by the Conservative movement’s rabbinic committee has established rituals for wedding cerem
A gay pride parade in Mormon-heavy Salt Lake City drew thousands of participants, including a few hundred Mormons, w
Gene Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church, married his longtime partner on New Year's Day 2
Every day thousands of Christians are rethinking the "clobber passages" (so-called because they have been traditiona