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

February 27, 2014

America Magazine calls Uganda's anti-LGBT law "unjust discrimination"

The editors of America Magazine, which include the notable Jesuit author Fr. James Martin, have weighed in on Uganda’s deadly anti-LGBT law in an editorial, titled “When the Law Is a Crime”, denouncing criminalizing the LGBT community.

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Chris Cuomo exposes and challenges the misinformation from Bill Donohue

CNN's Chris Cuomo invited Catholic League President Bill Donohue onto his show to actively challenge his extremist statements. The context was discussion of the recently-vetoed Arizona 'license to discriminate" law.

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February 27, 2014

Majority of religious Americans approve of marriage equality

A new study reveals that a majority of Americans who consider themselves religious, regardless of their religious denomination, support the right for LGBT Americans to marry the person they love.

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Patricia Heaton avoids being in "The Middle" of an anti-gay controversy

Patricia Heaton made it clear that she had no clue who Bryan Fischer was or what she was getting herself into when she appeared on his radio show.

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Amidst bomb threats and government pressure, LGBT Open Games kick off in Russia

The Russian Open Games have finally kicked off with Greg Louganis attending. However, the LGBT-inclusive sports festival has had to weather last-minute venue cancellations, a bomb threat, and threats from anti-LGBT politicians who urged the event to be shut down by the government.

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February 25, 2014

Video: Director Roger Ross Williams tells CNN how US Evangelicals helped shape Uganda's anti-gay legislation

In an interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour, 'God Loves Uganda' director Roger Ross Williams explains how the anti-gay legislation recently enacted in Uganda can be traced back to the direct influence of American Evangelical leaders like anti-gay activist Scott Lively.

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