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

Pastor, prison chaplain and LGBT ally Rev. Reggie Longcrier featured in Many Voices video

Today, Many Voices, the video series highlighting Black LGBT-affirming voices in the U.S. South, released its third video in a three-part Ally Voices series. In the video, Rev. Reggie Longcrier, a pastor at Exodus Missionary Outreach Church in Hickory, North Carolina, talks about LGBT acceptance, his work as a prison chaplain, and his commitment to ensuring that all who enter his church feel safe and welcome.
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Scott Lively claims homosexuality worse than mass murder 'from God's perspective'

Notorious anti-LGBT activist and recent Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Scott Lively is doubling down on recent claims that homosexuality is worse than genocide.

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GLAAD @ Work: LeAnn Rimes, Marriage in Australia, and more

Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Newsroom each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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VIDEO: Kristene Chapa, lesbian survivor of Texas shooting, tells MSNBC: "God loves everybody. He left me here for a reason"

Last night, MSNBC premiered an online original segment to catch up with Kristene, her advocates, and community members—known to her friends as Kris—about her intensive physical therapies, the aftermath of the brutal attack, coming out to her family, the ways in which Kris continues to inspire her community and young LGBT people throughout Texas and beyond.

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GLAAD @ Work: Trans Awareness Week, Ty Herndon comes out, Matthew Shepard's parents head to Russia, and more

Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Newsroom each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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Serving up #SouthernStories this #GivingTuesday: Stephen Lovegrove

All this week to celebrate Thanksgiving, GLAAD is sharing some of the stories behind #SouthernStories. Today, take a look at the story of Stephen Lovegrove, of Charleston, South Carolina.

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South Carolina church will now marry same-sex couples

Now that a federal judge has struck down South Carolina's ban on marriage equality, Reformation Lutheran Church of Columbia, South Carolina has shared that same-sex couples are now officially included in their church wedding policy.

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Country music star Ty Herndon comes out, knows he is loved by God

In an exclusive interview with People Magazine, country music star Ty Herndon has come out as gay. The wide ranging interview encompasses Herndon's childhood, his struggle with accepting his sexual orientation, his career in the country music industry, his strong faith, and his hope for LGBT youth.

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#Humanum Day Two: How many ways can you dismiss gay lives?

Day Two of the Vatican's conference on "The Complementarity of Man and Woman: An International Colloquium" was even more pointedly anti-gay than the opener.

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GLAAD @ Work: Acceptance in faith communities, transgender local coverage, justice for Kristene Chapa, and more

Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Newsroom each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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