Within moments of the announcement that, by a 61% margin, the Boy Scouts of America would be dropping its ban on gay scouts, denominations and faith groups offered their reactions.
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
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Join GLAAD and Groundswell to tell the Dove Foundation that Love Free or Die, the story of the first openly gay bishop Gene Robinson, shares a message that all families, including LGBT families need to be represented in the media.
This week's religion news summary includes Bishop Timothy Dolan's statement about LGBT inclusion--along with stories of LGBT Catholics who have experienced exclusion. A rainbow house across from the Westboro Baptist Church caused a media stir, and the SCOTUS cases drew the support of faith leaders from across the country.
EBONY.com featured a Gay Bishop, with his husband and infant daughter, in the 10th edition of their "Coolest Black Family in America" series.
Rev. Irene Monroe discusses the implications of Kwame Harris's decision to come out on national television.
The story of Nicholas Coppola, an openly gay Catholic man who was asked to leave his Long Island parish after marrying his boyfriend, continues to develop and spread to wider media sources.
PFLAG founder Jeanne Manford was honored with a plaque presented by the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation for her important work in making communities safer for LGBT people.
GLAAD is proud to be a part of 'Sex, Love and Violence: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in a Globalized World' on Thursday and Friday. Tune into our panel online.
The Dove Foundation has denied Director the critically-acclaimed documentary LOVE FREE OR DIE, featuring Bishop Gene Robinson, its “Family Approved” seal.
Earlier this month, I visited Boyle Heights, California – a neighborhood in East Los Angeles – for an LGBTQ Forum hosted by the Latino Equality Alliance. The event brought together service providers, families, advocates, and individuals from the nearby communities for a resource fair, plenaries, and workshop sessions.
The weeks in which I came out to my friends and family were the most emotionally taxing of my life.
When the Legislature last year backed the nation's first ban on gay conversion therapy for minors, lawmakers had in mind the experiences of people such as James Guay.
Just sitting in the pews as an LGBT person can be one of the most uncomfortable situations of our lives, as we're sp
In the five years since the LDS church sent busloads of the faithful to California to canvass neighborhoods, and con
The lack of legal protections in two-thirds of the states for members of the LGBT community means that more people live in poverty and have a harder time making it simply because their rights aren’t on an equal footing with other Americans. This is even more the case for LGBT women and people of color, where employment discrimination fuels an even broader economic crisis.
Francis McGuinness, associate risk manager for the Rockville Centre diocese, met Coppola in the vestibule of the dio
The case came to light last week after top Catholic officials, led by New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of t