Immediately after the Boy Scouts of America made the decision to no longer ban or banish young boys who happen to be gay, Erick Erickson of the web site RedState.com, took to his Twitter account to go after the Boy Scouts in a really ugly way.
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In an effort to promote equality for people of all gender identities and sexual orientations, the United Universalist United Nations Office (UU-UNO)is launching an event titled “Love Beyond Borders: Equality and Acceptance For All.” During the event, the UU-UNO intends to remind the world’s most powerful policymakers of the countless LGBT voices around the world who deserve equal protection from multi-faceted oppression.
In the wake of Tuesday’s Ninth Circuit Court decision affirming the ruling that Prop 8 was in violation of the federal constitution, a number of religious and faith groups issued statements in support of the decision.
In an effort to promote equality for people of all gender identities and sexual orientations, the United Universalist United Nations Office (UU-UNO)is launching an event titled “Love Beyond Borders: Equality and Acceptance For All.”
As state legislatures in New Jersey, Maryland, and Washington are moving closer to approving marriage equality legislation, religious voices are speaking out in support of equality.
GLAAD’s Religion, Faith & Values program works to elevate LGBT-affirming voices of faith in mainstream, regional, and community media.
The Sundance Film Festival is a launching pad for some of the world’s most important and influential cinema, including many films that tackle the issues faced by the LGBT community. GLAAD is proud to announce that one powerful film in particular, Love Free or Die, will partner with us to help advance LGBT equality in 2012.
At Pepperdine University, administrators have refused to officially recognize the school's only LGBT club, Reach OUT. Members of the club have started a petition on Change.org in hopes of persuading university officials to reconsider this discriminatory policy.
Today is the one-year anniversary of the murder of David Kato, a trailblazing Ugandan LGBT advocate. GLAAD encourages all people to observe a moment of remembrance in honor of David Kato, and encourages all congregations this weekend to recommit to being a welcoming space LGBT people of faith.
Police have arrested a 30-year-old man who said he hurled rocks and left offensive messages about LGBT people at sev
Legalizing marriage equality is “a conservative proposal” consistent with basic Christian teaching and the Christian
Pierre Berastain, a recent participant in GLAAD’s 2012 People of Color Media Institute in New York, was featured on the front page of Dallas Morning News on Saturday.
Matthew Vines is a 22-year-old gay Christian who believes being gay is not a sin.
Minnesota Roman Catholics will receive a letter this week from the state's bishops, urging them to donate money for
Black clergy members who support marriage equality say they want to dispel the myth that all African-American ministers are against it.
AUDIO: Matthew Vines, a 22-year old gay biblical scholar, was interviewed by Newshour on the BBC.
A well-known gay-rights advocate from Uganda is visiting Connecticut to speak out against legislation in his country that would make being gay a capital felony for some.