To give an accurate representation of where people of faith stand on marriage equality, let's look at some of the major denominations that support scouts for a quick recap. GLAAD has created a handy graphic that shows which denominations support inclusive scouting for all.
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“House of Savoy”, the program cancelled by FOX News Radio affiliate KKFT 99.1 FM, in Reno, Nevada, after it aired an interview with a Dallas-based LGBT advocate, has set off a firestorm of controversy. Other programs and advertisers are now distancing themselves from the FOX News Station and LGBT and free speech advocates are rallying around Savoy and “House of Savoy”.
Parterning for Peace, hosted by GLAAD spokesperson, Ja'briel Walthour, and First City Network will raise awareness around LGBT issues and provide resources of support for allies.
Reno, Nevada FOX News Radio affiliate KKFT 99.1 FM Talk has cancelled radio host Sean Savoy and taken his public affairs program “House of Savoy” off the airwaves, after Savoy broadcast an interview with a Dallas based LGBT advocate. The interview touched on marriage equality, the recent Chick-Fil-A actions and a variety of topics related to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community.
International marriage equality news, dinnertime debates, and questioning whether Christianity is as anti-gay as we have been told. It's in this weeks' LGBT Religion News Summary.
This year, the Minnesota State Fair has become the showcase for marriage equality. In the few short days that the Great Minnesota Get Together has been open, we have seen amazing, visible support to defeat the amendment and support marriage equality across the state.
GLAAD readies LGBT and ally people of color to share their story with the media and gears up for the Los Angeles training.
Bishop Melvin Talbert stood in front of a crowd of about 200 supporters of full inclusion on May 4 and called for United Methodists to join him in performing pastoral duties to gay and lesbian people, including enacting marriages. Bishop Talbert’s call for what he called “An Act of Biblical Obedience” has now resulted in letters from opponents of LGBT equality asking the United Methodist Church to censure Bishop Talbert. A handful of other bishops who stood with Bishop Talbert have also been targeted by the anti-LGBT group.
Pastor Joseph Tolton published an op-ed in Religion Dispatches that explained the harm in “hactivism” for LGBT people in Uganda. The op-ed was in reaction to the news that an LGBT supportive group called “Anonymous” had hacked into several African government websites, posting messages of affirmation for LGBT people.
Rev. Luis Leon's closing prayer at President Obama's inauguration Monday was a strong call for fighting prejudice and "fear of those different than us" — and a sign of the success of the LGBT rights movement over the course of Obama's first term.
A California Synagogue has become the latest group to reject the Boy Scouts of America’s anti-gay policies.
A British Evangelical minister is calling on Christians to support the gay community, as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights, instead of promoting a policy of "condemn and exclude."
Over the past few months a group called JQ Baltimore has made significant progress in knocking down some barriers that had existed between those of the Jewish faith and the LGBTQ community.
The pastor of a Singapore megachurch is warning his followers that a repeal of the country’s colonial-era law banning homosexual sex would threaten religious freedom and the basic family unit.
When Eric Palmer came to Augustana College four years ago, he wasn't expecting to fall in love. And he certainly wasn't expecting to be a pioneer when he requested to use the chapel to declare his devotion to his fiance.
A Seattle church that won’t accept gay people as members has relocated into a new building right next to Seattle’s LGBT district. The Mars Hill Church Downtown Seattle’s new home is blocks from Capitol Hill, which is known locally as the “gayborhood.”
Television shows "The New Normal" and "Smash," animated film "ParaNorman," and "American Idol" runner-up Adam Lambert were among nominees on Wednesday for the GLAAD Media Awards.