GLAAD President and CEO, Sarah Kate Ellis has written a letter to the editor of the New York Daily News, recalling her participation in the New York St . Patrick's Day Parade, and noting how excluding families like hers hurts on a personal level.
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Sebastian Ligarde, the Mexican soap opera star who came out in 2013, will be co-starring in not just one but two novelas: "Cosita Linda" and "Sangre en el Divan."
They wanted to communicate that the sign and the church didn't speak for African-Americans or people of faith.
Ford Motor Company has announced that it will continue to sponsor the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade, despite the parade's continued exclusion of LGBT organizations.
A recent survey conducted by Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) shows that over the past ten years the number of Americans with no religious affiliations has more than doubled.
LGBT groups make progress in some St. Patrick's Day parades, while corporation rethink their sponsorship in others.
Retired Methodist Bishop Melvin G. Talbert officiated the marriage of two Birmingham, Alabama men in love on October 25, 2013, defying church rules forbidding clergy from supporting marriage equality. Soon after the wedding ceremony complaints were filed by the local Bishop and the Council of Bishops.