The Catholic Church, in a letter to Scouts for Equality (SFE), states that it is "hopeful" about the future of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) even if it votes to include openly gay scouts later this week.
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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.
Evangelical pastor Ryan Bell was fired from his job last week for taking a pro-LGBT stance.
As Cardinal Dolan calls for a Roman Catholic Church open to LGBT people, one New York gay man finds himself removed from parish life.
This past Easter Sunday, anti-LGBT Harry Jackson appeared on CBS News' highly respected Face The Nation program. While he played perfectly nice while the mainstream media cameras rolled, Harry went back to his home church and conveyed his true intent. Namely: His desire to "convert" those who believe differently than himself.
Mormon David Matheson launched a so-called "ex-gay" website, catering to LGBT Mormons and purporting to offer help while failing to address the dangerous harm that results from the kind of "therapy" they are suggesting.
Following public outcry after U.S. Representative Don Young (R-AK) used a racial slur to describe immigrant farm workers during a radio interview this week, Young issued what many are considering a half-hearted apology.
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