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
According to new research out of Columbia University, Black churches already have existing health outreach strategies that could be of enormous use in HIV prevention for Black gay and bisexual men.
He’bro founder Jayson Littman has exposed a rabidly anti-LGBT declaration, being passed around the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in secret.
Thirty years ago Christ Chapel opened its doors to do ministry and provide services to people who were suffering from HIV and AIDS. Christ Chapel opened in the early years of the AIDS epidemic, when the disease was not well understood. Christ Chapel will be celebrating 30 years of ministry with a gala on December 3.
As we gather with family and friends this Thanksgiving to give thanks GLAAD asks you to remember those LGBT-supportive faith communities who are doing the work of justice in the world. This week the Raleigh News Observer brought us a story this week of Pullen Baptist Church. The church voted unanimously to discontinue performing legal weddings in the church building until all couples are able to have their marriages recognized by the state of North Carolina.
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) was held in Baltimore last week. Many in the media responded to the claims by Catholic leadership that the church's religious freedom needs to be protected because of marriage equality.