Religion and Faith
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News of LGBT and allied people of faith, and stories that show the ways in which people of faith interact with the LGBT community
GQ Magazine’s profile of Phil Robertson included some of the vilest and most extreme statements uttered against LGBT people in a mainstream publication.
When James "Wally" Brewster arrived in Santo Domingo recently, he did so as a proud gay man, taking his new post as U.S. ambassador with his husband Bob Satawake beside him. Brewster and his husband even filmed a short video talking about their lives and reasons for wanting to live in the Dominican Republic.
Tony Perkins was on CNN again, using rhetorical acrobatics to connect the Utah ruling on the religious freedom of straight people to the LGBT community.
GLAAD board chair, Jennifer Finney Boylan, discusses ringing bells for the Salvation Army, her desire to contribute to humankind, and the Salvation Army's anti-LGBT position.
Rev. Frank Schaefer was found "guilty" of performing his son's wedding to another man by the United Methodist Church and given a 30-day suspension, at the end of which he was given the choice to renounce his ministry to the LGBT community or to be defrocked.
Mientras que la Corte Suprema de EE.UU. se prepara para intervenir en los casos que cuestionan la llamada Acta del "Defensa del Matrimonio" y la anti-gay Proposición 8, GLAAD está colaborando con varias organizaciones para asegurar que en los medios de comunicación se aborden con precisión estos procesos históricos así como sus significado para parejas del mismo sexo. A continuación está una guía de recursos para ayudar a los profesionales de los medios a cubrir DOMA y la Proposición 8 durante y previo a las audiencias ante la Corte Suprema el 26 de marzo y 27.
In a historic move, on May 9, President Barack Obama announced his support for full marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples. In an interview with Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts, President Obama stated that his decision to publically support marriage equality is rooted in his faith. In the days immediately following President Barack Obama’s statement in support of marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples, news media outlets scrambled to address the president’s use of religious language in explaining how his “evolution” concluded with him choosing to support marriage equality. What we found was stark, but unsurprising.
A three-year study of mainstream news coverage about the intersection of religion and issues affecting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community1 showed that media outlets overwhelmingly quoted or interviewed sources from Evangelical Christian organizations to speak about LGBT lives, and the messages from those sources were significantly more negative than positive, resulting in a 'religion versus gay' framing.
DALLAS, TX, 23 de mayo 2013 - A raíz de una campaña de más de un año por GLAAD, organización que aboga por l
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