The many peoples in Latin America and the United states both in and outside the Catholic sphere are taking the opportunity of the Papal visit to the region to manifest their truths challenging the Vatican's policies and calling upon their current highest representative to clarify his actions and beliefs with respect to their communities.
Around 60% of Catholics in America support marriage equality. Unfortunately, the Church hierarchy does not reflect churchgoers' attitudes. GLAAD and DignityUSA called on Pope Francis to join them in closing that gap.
This week, NOI Polls, in partnership with Bisi Alimi Foundation and The Initiative for Equal Rights in Nigeria, released polling data about Nigerians’ awareness, perception, and levels of acceptance of the LGBT community in the country.
Earlier this year, the Girl Scouts of Western Washington received a $100,000 donation to help fund their activities. However, the donor later requested that the money not be used to help transgender girls.The troop then returned the money, saying "Girl Scouts is for every girl, and every girl should have the opportunity to be a Girl Scout if she wants to."