The Catholic Church, in a letter to Scouts for Equality (SFE), states that it is "hopeful" about the future of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) even if it votes to include openly gay scouts later this week.
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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.
Following the passage of a controversial bill, Michigan media has largely denounced the measure and its inadequate support for bullying victims.
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.
GLAAD’s Religion, Faith & Values program works to elevate LGBT-affirming voices of faith in mainstream, regional, and community media.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011, is All Saints’ Day.
Two stories have emerged that highlight the conflict between the conservative beliefs of the Southern Baptist Convention and the reality that LGBT people exist and should be treated equally.
Brickman is quick to point out that the pro-marriage equaliyt coalition are not trying to rebut any argument put for
Jim Smith is a former Roman Catholic priest who left his post with the church 10 years ago.
Sister Jeannine Gramick is a Roman Catholic religious sister and a co-founder of the activist organization New Ways
I am not your typical gay man. Nor am I your typical Mormon.
My father raised me in the Catholic faith that taught lessons about justice and the common good.
The Mormon booklet is the first in a series of publications aimed at various faiths by the Family Acceptance Project
The abstract principle behind marriage is a life-long commitment to share oneself with a loved one.
It took a while, but I have gone from devastation, to a grudging acceptance, to full-on joy.