Debby Boone, the singer of the massive 70s hit, "You Light Up My Life," talked about GLAAD's work, along with how friends and family moved her to a place of accepting and loving LGBT people.
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
On Palm Sunday, an open letter appeared in the New York Times calling on Pope Francis to stop church teaching labeling being gay as "intrinsically disordered" and categorizing "homosexual conduct" as a sin, citing statistics and numerous stories about LGBT young people who have faced violence, parental rejection, homelessness and other devastating losses because of the teachings.
Rainier Beach United Methodist Church has hired an attorney to defend Geoff McGrath, a Seattle-based Scoutmaster, who recently had his registration revoked by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) for being openly gay.
The mother of a transgender student at George Fox University, a conservative Christian college in Oregon, has started an online petition calling for the school to reverse its decision to ban her son from residing in an all-male dorm on campus.
The U.S. Supreme Court denied this week to consider a highly publicized case that would examine religion and LGBT equality.