Religion and Faith
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News of LGBT and allied people of faith, and stories that show the ways in which people of faith interact with the LGBT community
The Episcopal Church has passed a set of resolutions including gender identity and expression to the denomination's non-discrimination policy for lay people and clergy.
Gay and lesbian couples in Taiwan have not let an official ban on marriage equality stop them from holding wedding ceremonies.
Yesterday at the National Council of La Raza (NCLR)'s annual conference, twenty-one leading national Hispanic/Latino organizations announced their endorsement of a first-of-its kind, comprehensive public-education campaign called "Familia es Familia," which aims to strengthen Latino voices to build support within the Latino community for acceptance of their LGBT family members.
The Presbyterian Church (USA)'S General Assembly voted 308-338 to not change the Church’s definition of marriage to be inclusive of gay and lesbian couples.
The Presbyterian Church (USA), the country’s largest Presbyterian group with 1.95 million members, is holding its 220th General Assembly in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Middle Collegiate Church, a congregation “deeply committed to economic justice, marriage equality, LGBTI justice, and racial justice” will launch its first album, Welcome, at a concert on Sunday, July 1 at 6 PM.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, more commonly referred to as the Mormon Church, has often had an antagonistic relationship with the LGBT community and its supporters. Back in 2008, the church was one of the strongest supporters of Proposition 8, which repealed marriage equality in California.
Chicago area LGBT-affirming faith groups are slated to be one of the lead contingents in the 2012 Pride Parade taking place on Sunday, June 24.