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

I dreamed a dream: Finding my LGBT family thicker than blood

"The same father who encouraged my dreams of being a New Yorker publicly denounced me to his church the same week I came out of the closet."

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Transgender Christian leader appointed to White House Advisory Council

Barbara Satin is the first transgender woman to serve on President Barack Obama's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.

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GLAAD President and CEO to address first annual Italian Diversity Media Awards

Modeled after the GLAAD Media Awards, the Diversity Media Awards will recognize fair, accurate, and diverse representations of LGBT people in both Italian and international media outlets including TV, radio, and cinema.

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New ad with North Carolinians calls for repeal of HB 2

In a joint effort, Freedom for All Americans, American Unity Fund, and Equality NC released a new ad that calls for the repeal of anti-LGBT North Carolina law, HB 2.

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Indonesia LGBT organizations hold their ground amid rising anti-LGBT sentiment

In recent months, a wave of anti-LGBT voices have been dominating Indonesian news and media. GLAAD has been working with several activists and organizations on the ground to support LGBT Indonesians in this difficult time.

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Interview: Abby Stein talks about being a transgender woman from a Hasidic Jewish community

Abby Stein was born and raised within a Chasidic family of rabbinic descent in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY, and recently came out as a woman of trans experience. Her goal now is to raise awareness to people going through a similar experience.

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PHOTOS: #MoralMonday joins forces with the #repealHB2 rally in North Carolina

Following today's earlier rally against discriminatory law HB 2, Reverend William Barber II and Moral Monday protesters held a second rally in North Carolina to speak out against HB 2.

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Louisiana governor protects LGBT state workers while two harmful anti-LGBT bills are considered

While Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards issued an executive order banning discrimination against LGBT people who work for state government, two bills, SB 288 and HB 597, continue to progress in legislation.

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PHOTOS: Overwhelming turnout in opposition to South Carolina's discriminatory bill

"America will not tolerate discrimination against the LGBT community nor will it put transgender people in danger without making the states that passed these laws pay economically."

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