Religion and Faith
News of LGBT and allied people of faith, and stories that show the ways in which people of faith interact with the LGBT community
At "Brothas/Sistas Outsiders: Black Sexuality and the Church," two documentaries will be screened to kick off a panel discussion about LGBT youth's perspectives on the church's impact on marriage equality, homophobia, and the HIV epidemic.
Dan Haseltine is the lead singer of the popular Christian folk rock band, Jars of Clay. He's a songwriter, author, founder and board member of the non-profit Blood:Water Mission and, now, an ally to the LGBT community. Since Tuesday, he's been tweeting about marriage equality, loving LGBT people, and his Christian beliefs as support for being an ally.
Throughout the interview, Bishop Abrams describes her journey with the Baptist tradition and since her resignation, her take on theology in the Black church, and more. Take a look:
Dr. Monica Cosaro, pastor of Rainier Beach United Methodist Church in Seattle, Washington, has written an op-ed for Time.com entitled "Boy Scouts Banned My Church Because We Support Gays."
The nation first met Matthew Vines when his speech about reconciling his identities as a gay man and dedicated Christian went viral. His new book, "God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships" is on sale as of today.