Religion and Faith
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News of LGBT and allied people of faith, and stories that show the ways in which people of faith interact with the LGBT community
Today, GLAAD joined Ban Ki Moon, Ricky Marin, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, and hundreds of LGBT and global human rights advocates at the United Nations in New York City. The event, titled “Leadership in the Fight against Homophobia” a panel discussion in celebration of International Human Rights Day.
An LGBTQ club was denied its charter this week at Point Loma Nazarene University, a conservative Christian college in San Diego, CA.
On God's Campus: Voices from the Queer Underground is a educational and book campaign to tell the stories of LGBTQ students, faculty, and alums at conservative Christian colleges around the country.
The first gay mosque opened this week outside Paris, and the Co-Founder of Muslims for Progressive Values talked to GLAAD about the changing attitudes among Islamic leaders.
South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu has spoken out in opposition to Uganda’s “Kill the Gays Bill.”
This week's Religion News Summary features our Director of Religion, Faith, and Values talking with Dr. Oz, Ugandans speaking out against their country's anti-LGBT bill, and US faith communities continuing to stand by marriage equality.
Today marks the 24th anniversary of World AIDS Day, an international observance in support of those living with HIV/AIDS and in memory of the lives lost in the epidemic. In honor of World AIDS Day, GLAAD has put together a resource kit to provide you with more information around HIV/AIDS.
Saturday, December 1 is World AIDS Day. In the United States, and many in communities of faith are doing all they can to raise awareness and make their churches places of healing.