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

October 20, 2013

Bishop will perfom marriage ceremony for two Alabama men, defying church law

Retired Tennessee Bishop Melvin Talbert will perform a wedding service for Joe Openshaw and Bobby Prince, defying te

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Snapshots: #SpiritDay, Spanish-language media, Tiq Milan in the New York Times, and more

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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October 17, 2013

The faithful purple spirit on #SpiritDay

A great number of faith based organizations went purple today for Spirit Day to show their opposition to bullying and support for LGBT youth. They have shaded their websites purple and are displaying photographs of Spirit Day participants.

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In their own words: Why students, educators support LGBT youth and #SpiritDay

A few of the students and educators participating in Spirit Day this year are making their voices heard, explaining why it's important to support the youngest members of the LGBT community through grassroots initiatives.

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The American Family Association agenda in its founder's own words

When the American Family Association protests the label as an anti-LGBT organization, it should look to its own founder and its basic principles to see why that label fits so well.

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