The National Catholic Committee on Scouting released a non-committal statement about the new proposed policy of dropping the ban on gay scouts, but retaining it for gay scout leaders.
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While the US Supreme Court was hearing oral arguments on the discriminatory 'Defense of Marriage Act' and California's Proposition 8, millions of people turned social media red in support of marriage equality. Two leaders in the Roman Catholic Church took to the internet to make harmful attacks on LGBT people and their supporters.
Carl Siciliano, of the Aly Forney Center, reflects on the effect religious suppression and persecution has on LGBT youth; including instance of violence, self-hatred, and homelessness.
Parents Toni and Tom Weaver told the story of their son's coming out to WBEZ, and explained why their church's reaction has prompted both of them to leave.
Faith leaders gathered in New York to rally in support of marriage equality, holding both a prayer service and a Passover Seder.
On Sunday, March 24, the LGBT community gathered on the west steps of the Los Angeles City Hall for a candlelight vigil in support of marriage equality. Gay and lesbian couples and families told their personal stories of love and commitment as the Supreme Court gets ready to hear testimonies in the 'Defense of Marriage Act' (DOMA) and Proposition 8 cases this week.
GLAAD's LGBT Religion News Summary brings you all the reactions to the Pope Francis, with some US marriage equality and religious freedom thrown in for good measure.
While thousands of people gather in Washington DC and across the country to rally for marriage equality, a significant number of those will be gathering for interfaith rallies and prayer vigils. Join GLAAD in DC and at any of the events around the country.
Evangelical leader Rob Bell speaks out in support of marriage equality for lesbian and gay couples.
A Long Island parishioner removed from volunteer duties at a Catholic church because he is gay plans to formally demand reinstatement.
A Detroit professor and legal adviser to the Vatican says Catholics who promote gay marriage should not try to recei
As momentum builds in Congress for LGBT equality, locally, in New York, nearly 100 local interfaith leaders have sig
Asked by the host, George Stephanopoulos, what he would say to people who felt excluded from the Roman Catholic Chur
A former student's account of coming out at Liberty University
On Easter Sunday, antigay activists and religious leaders in Uganda held a rally to launch the "Say No to Homosexual
LGBT people are rightly getting tired of merely hearing of this so-called “love” from the Roman Catholic hierarchy,
La cantante brasileña Daniela Mercury, de 47 años, hizo pública su homosexualidad este miércoles, revelando en la red