To give an accurate representation of where people of faith stand on marriage equality, let's look at some of the major denominations that support scouts for a quick recap. GLAAD has created a handy graphic that shows which denominations support inclusive scouting for all.
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Navigators USA, a non-discriminatory scouting group, has doubled its size in the last year despite heavily shrinking numbers in the Boy Scouts of America.
The Washington Blade recognizes Pat Griffin for her contributions to LGBT advocacy in the sports world.
Kentucky father Greg Bourke, who was forced out of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) for being gay, plans to deliver more than 64,000 Change.org petition signatures to the United Way urging the organization to withhold financial support from the Scouts.
For the past few years, the anti-LGBT organization Focus on the Family has been trying to rebrand the event once known as the Day Of Truth so that it seems much less dogmatic than it was when it was controlled by the "ex-gay" organization Exodus International. This cosmetic change is reflected in the new name that Focus on the Family gave its event: Day of Dialogue.
Transgender women in Washington D.C. can now utilize the facilities in the John L. Young Shelter for Women. D.C. after superior court judge Geoffrey Alprin issued an order which requires the city funded shelter to stop denying transgender women access to the facility.
GLAAD has joined with fellow LGBT advocacy organizations to endorse a set of principles in support of fair and humane immigration reform. Many organizations are expected to sign on.
After a transgender teenager was ordered to a suspension by her Nova Scotia high school for using the women's restroom, the school board has dropped the punishment and is changing its policy to meet the needs of all students.
The 7th annual Camp Pride will take place at Vanderbilt University this summer. Shane Windmeyer, Executive Director for Campus Pride, discusses the vision for Camp Pride and all that it has accomplished in the last 7 years.
Society is only beginning to understand transgender identity. For a young person who feels at odds with the physical gender that he or she sees in the mirror, there are major obstacles to be faced in the world at large, where acceptance is just about where it was for gay people 30 years ago.
Best-selling transgender author Jennifer Finney Boylan and her wife have maintained a loving relationship with their two sons.
Though many Democratic Senators came out for marriage equality during the weeks around the Supreme Court oral arguments on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Proposition 8, many House Democrats remain opposed or have indicated no position.
One of the stories of the day is that gay rights groups are pressing for equal treatment in the immigration reform bill that’s working its way through Congress.
On Monday, NBA player Jason Collins became the first active athlete in a major American sports league to come out as gay. “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay,” Collins wrote in a Sports Illustrated cover story.
A proposed resolution supporting gay marriage is a political distraction and a misuse of the Dallas City Council’s time, Mayor Mike Rawlings said Wednesday.
Rhode Island is joining nine other states and the District of Columbia in allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry.
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, bill sponsor Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, Governmental Operations Committee Chair Steve Englebright, and Codes Committee Chair Joseph Lentol today announced the passage of the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA).