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

GLAAD draws media attention to Tennessee anti-LGBT bills

After GLAAD's press conference in Nashville yesterday, Tennessee's anti-LGBT legislation has become more visible in the news
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Dangerous and discriminatory South Carolina bill heads to hearing

Tomorrow, South Carolina SB 1203 will head to hearing within the state senate. This bill comes following similar discriminatory bills being passed in North Carolina and Mississippi, among others.

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PHOTOS: GLAAD in Nashville, calls on music industry to take a stand against discriminatory bills

GLAAD and the Tennessee Equality Project gathered in Nashville with Actor and musician Chris Carmack, singer-songwriter and producer Desmond Child, and Tennessee-based LGBT advocates to call on the country music industry to take a stand against discriminatory bills currently pending in Tennessee, which threaten the rights and safety of LGBT people.

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Interview: Yvo Manuel Vas Dias talks about being a transgender Jewish Buddhist man

In an effort to continually raise awareness and celebrate transgender people, GLAAD has conducted interviews with transgender individuals of faith as part of an ongoing series. This series aims to highlight the reality that transgender people exist across many religions and faiths.

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Miley Cyrus and Ty Herndon speak out against LGBT discrimination bills in Tennessee

Tennessee's House of Representatives has passed a Counseling Discrimination bill, allowing counselors to refuse mental health services to LGBT clients based on the counselor's religious beliefs
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PHOTOS: Hundreds of voices Mississippi Gov. Bryant ignored by signing HB 1523 into law

"I am your neighbor, Governor Bryant, and I am a lesbian. I am Mississippi, and we all deserve the same rights."

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Eyes on Mississippi Governor: anti-LGBT HB 1523 passes legislature

Mississippi's House Bill 1523 has passed the Mississippi legislature and will be sent to Governor Phil Bryant

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Mississippi pastor speaks out, says #NOHB1523

The faith-filled and personal statement speaks to the experience of being an LGBT Christian woman in Mississippi and the harmful impact HB 1523 would have, not just on the community, but on the state as a whole.

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'License to discriminate' bill in GA to be vetoed

Nathan Deal, the governor of Georgia has said that he will veto Georgia’s HB757, which would have allowed any person or faith-based organization (including nonprofits, charities, schools, universities, and hospitals) to cite “religious beliefs” as justification to discriminate against others, including LGBT Georgians. House Bill 757 was quickly passed without warning on March 17.

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