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
Evangelical Chrisitan Mom Shares Loving Story of Lesbian Daughter
Shari Johnson is a proud mom, and rightfully so. Her daughter Cholene is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, the second woman to fly the U-2 spy plane, and was a captain for a commercial airline. But Johnson admits to the Washington Post that she was not prepared embrace her 37-year old daughter coming out a few years ago. At that time, being gay and being the perfect daughter were mutually exclusive. She writes, “In my experience, ‘gay pride’ was not on the acceptable list of parental bragging rights.”
#SupportCarrie - Thank Carrie Underwood for standing up for equality!
Religion News Summary Highlights for June 14, 2012
Carrie Underwood supports marriage equality. Pro-LGBT sermons gain traction on YouTube. And the Vatican's condemnation of Sister Margaret Farley's book reminds us of 40 years ago.