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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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.
GLAAD’s Director of Religion, Faith & Values, Ross Murray, published an essay in CNN’s Belief Blog about Christians’ increasing acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. The essay, entitled “My Take: Why Christians are embracing their LGBT neighbors,” demonstrates the changes in both hearts and minds, as well as denominational policies, the increasing welcome, acceptance, and advocacy for and with LGBT people.
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.
For years, gay rights organizations and major civil rights organizations viewed each other warily.
The congregants wore church clothes to the annual gay pride parade here in the heartland of Mormonism.