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

Media Responds to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

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.

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Catholic bishops cite 'religious liberty' to oppose marriage equality

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops meets Monday in Baltimore for its national meeting claiming to be 'under siege:' from a broader culture moving toward accepting marriage equality; a White House they often condemn as hostile to Catholic teaching; and state legislatures that church leaders claim are chipping away at religious liberty.

New York Times
November 14, 2011
November 14, 2011

Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard Launches Interfaith Initiatives with Outreach to Homeless LGBT Youth

Tomorrow night, November 15, the Park 51 Islamic Center and the Center for Inquiry NYC will host A New Way to Be Nonreligious at Harvard and Beyond, and the launch of two new initiatives spearheaded by the Humanist Chaplaincy of Harvard University.

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U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Cites GLAAD in Bullying Report to Congress and the President

The United States Commission on Civil Rights has recently delivered a report to Congress and the President titled "Peer-to-Peer Violence and Bullying: Examining the Federal Response," assessing the impact of bullying and violence in schools.

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