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 will leave BSA if discriminatory policy does not change"

Max S. is a 15 year-old member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and he joined the Boy Scouts of America through an LDS Church-affiliated troop. He’s a member of his school speech and debate team and is working hard to get good grades so he can “get a scholarship to a good college” and study physics. Over the years, he has worked his way up to the ranks of Life Scout; in the past few weeks, he’s also confronted anti-gay discrimination within the BSA.

Religion Dispatches
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February 15, 2013

Meet a Renegade Southern Baptist for LGBT Equality

This morning Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) announced that he would be reintroducing the Uniting American Families Act (UAFA), which would permit same-sex spouses of undocumented immigrants to sponsor them for immigration benefits just as straight spouses do.

Religion Dispatches
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February 14, 2013

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