Some of us don’t have to imagine how painful it is to be a gay Scout. We were one. Growing up as a Mormon boy in Idaho, scouting was pretty much built into my pathway to becoming an adult. It was as much a part of the plan for my youth as many Mormon rights of passage: baptism, being ordained to the priesthood, and passing the sacrament on Sundays.
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Earlier this week Broadway and television star Kristin Chenoweth, a long-time ally of the LGBT community, reinforced her strong belief that being a Christian and being a supporter of LGBT equality are not incompatible.
Five key Roman Catholic bishops in the United States have stated their opposition to the newly signed Violence Against Women Act. The reason for their opposition? VAWA states that the law will apply regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Anti-LGBT video done by conservative evangelical Christian targets queer Americans and employs hackneyed stereotypes.
A new report has been released by Freedom to Marry based on an analysis of national polling data that suggests a majority of voters across a wide range of demographics support marriage equality.
Share these images to show that there are people of faith who are united in the support of all people having the right to marry the person they love.
Amid the dozens of amicus briefs that were filed against the so-called 'Defense of Marriage Act' (DOMA) and California's Proposition 8 were some real signs on how much the United States has shifted on LGBT equality. We'd like to lift up two more for specific attention.
GLAAD will be on the ground with thousands of marriage equality supporters to show widespread support for marriage equality. Join us and the United for Marriage coalition in Washington, DC to rally for marriage equality for all loving and committed couples.
Cardinal Keith O’Brien, the United Kingdom’s most vocal faith opponent of marriage equality, admitted to sexual misconduct. He resigned from his post last week, amid allegations of sexual misconduct with seminary students. He has now announced that he will no longer contest the allegations.
As the world comes to know more about Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the man who is now Pope Francis, new details about his
On March 7, Brazil’s House of Representatives elected Marco Feliciano, a right-wing Pentecostal pastor from the coun
Rob Bell created a splash earlier this week when he came out in favor of marriage equality.
Over the past year in San Francisco, the war over the popular conception of Islam has been continuously fought on the unlikeliest of battlefields--the sides of the city's buses.
Justin Welby, the new Archbishop of Canterbury, has said some gay relationships are "stunning" but said he supported the Church's formal opposition to active homosexuality.
As the new pope is celebrated today, it's worth noting that not everyone who wears the cloth is antigay.
Aaron Jackson took inspiration from a 9-year-old kid who stood up to Westboro Baptist Church protesters.
It isn't easy being gay in the Orthodox Jewish community, and it's extremely hard in the Tel-Aviv area.