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

September 12, 2013

Religious expression, the myth of the persecuted Christian, and anti-LGBT discrimination

Disturbingly, opponents of equality are using our guaranteed freedom of religious expression as a justification for discrimination.

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Judge rules to allow former New York teacher's anti-transgender discrimination lawsuit

In a case of alleged discrimination, a New York judge has denied the motion of a Catholic school in Queens to dismiss charges brought by former teacher Marla Krolikowskii, who says she was fired after coming out as transgender.

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The new 'Crossfire': Three who are pro-equality vs. one who is Newt

When CNN relaunches Crossfire this afternoon, the new setup will basically mirror the old: Two pundits "from the left" versus two pundits "from the right." However, when it comes to LGBT equality, this new table will be three-on-one in favor of full LGBT equality.

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Russian LGBT advocates explain what we can do to help

This week, spokespeople from RUSA LGBT, an organization of Russian and Russian-speaking LGBT people living in the United States, have earned several media hits and opportunities to tell their story and tell a US audience what they can do to help.
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September 6, 2013

National Cathedral teaming up with GLAAD to honor LGBT youth

To honor the 15th anniversary of Matthew Shepard's death, DC's National Cathedral will host events to honor LGBT youth and young adults.

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Naming the new, decidedly anti-gay Scouts

Tonight, the group that is working to create an explicitly anti-gay version of the Boy Scouts unveils its new moniker. Let's think of some fun possibilities.

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September 5, 2013

Stephen Lovegrove, CSU student removed from work-study position for being gay, speaks to MTV

Stephen Lovegrove, a junior at Charleston Southern University in South Carolina with a 3.8 GPA who was informed this August 5th that he had lost his federally funded work-study position a resident advisor (RA) at his school, recently spoke to MTV's Act Blog.

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