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
The Jewish Daily Forward recently published its Forward 50, a list of 50 Jewish leaders who have made an impact on American Jewish life in the past year.
In a letter to the editor, Rev. Jamie Washington, associate pastor of the Unity Fellowship Church of Baltimore, pointed out The Baltimore Sun’s missed opportunity to highlight the contributions and impact of black LGBT-affirming congregations in their editorial "Marriage equality and race" (Nov. 1).
The Amsterdam News, New York City’s oldest and largest Black newspaper, recently ran an op-ed focusing on the conditions faced by LGBT homeless youth in New York City.
It is often assumed that most Americans are not familiar with transgender people, but these survey results showed a surprising level of understanding and familiarity with transgender people.
Increasingly, communities of faith are finding that discrimination doesn’t match their values, and religious groups are voicing their support for issues of LGBT equality.