Religion and Faith
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A Reflection on the 2014 Philly Trans Health Conference
Every year in Philadelphia there's a free three-day conference solely devoted to trans health and well-being. GLAAD's Faith Issues Intern, Jay Pulitano, went last week. The following is a reflection of his experience.
BREAKING: Presbyterian Church USA approves marriage equality
With a significant majority vote at its General Assembly today, the Presbyterian Church (USA) made marriage equality available to loving, committed couples of the same-sex by changing the language in the church's Book of Order from "a man and a woman" to "two persons."
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VIDEO: Spiritual Leader visits GLAAD, shares 'Live to Love' philosophy
His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa, a spiritual leader for millions of Buddhists around the world, stopped by the GLAAD office recently to talk about LGBT advocacy and his charitable works.
Italy reverses decision to force divorce between a trans woman and her partner
When Alessandra Bernaroli, a transgender woman in Italy, officially changed her name and gender on her identity card, the Bologna court forced a divorce with her wife, also named Alessandra. Their appeal for the divorce got turned down, but Italy's high court has now overturned the initial ruling.
Transgender Religious Naming Ceremonies
Changing one's name can be one of the most meaningful steps for a trans or gender nonconforming person in expressing and validating who they are. Religious congregations and individuals from around the country have recognized this and have developed naming ceremonies to honor what can be such an important milestone.