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
It's starting: marriage for same-sex couples begins today in Ireland
The world has its first country that offers marriage equality for same-sex couples as a result of a vote of the people. Ireland last May made international headlines by voting "yes" for marriage equality.
VIDEO: The narrative on LGBT people, family, and the Roman Catholic Church has changed
GLAAD hosted a Google Hangout after a very busy and anxious month for LGBT and allied Catholics.
What's next for LGBT Catholics? Join GLAAD's Google Hangout to discuss
Join GLAAD on Tuesday, October 27 at 9:00 AM PT/12:00 PM ET in a Google Hangout with LGBT Catholic leaders to talk about the secretive Extraordinary Synod on Marriage and Family at the Vatican.
While the Vatican discusses family, another gay Catholic loses his job
Equality Virginia has created a petition asking for the Catholic Diocese of Richmond, Virginia to apologize to John Murphy, a gay Catholic man who was fired from his position as executive director at St. Francis Home, a diocese-owned assisted living home.
Faith leaders and organizations celebrate #SpiritDay
Today, faith groups, churches, mosques, synagogues, small groups, and faith blogs, come together in a stand against bullying. Standing in solidarity with LGBT youth throughout the United States, faith groups celebrate #spiritday.
UK and international advocates tell GLAAD their priorities for the global LGBT movement
On the morning that GLAAD announced the expansion of its commitment to global LGBT work, the organization sat down with 22 UK-based LGBT advocacy organizations and leaders to hear the work that is being done, and spark ideas for possible collaboration.
GLAAD sets up a UK-based operation to support LGBT Global Voices
GLAAD announced the launch of a UK operation as part of its growing global work to accelerate acceptance of the LGBT community.
GLAAD responds to no condemnation, no word of welcome for LGBT people from Pope Francis
GLAAD, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, expressed a mix of disappointment and hopefulness in Pope Francis' lack of explicit welcoming messages for the thousands of LGBT people who followed his trip to the United States.