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.
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
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.
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 announced the launch of a UK operation as part of its growing global work to accelerate acceptance of the LGBT community.
"Not a Sin" is a short film that brings awareness to the violence against LGBT youth from religous teachings that lack acceptance.
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.
The White House invited GLAAD and LGBT and Catholic leaders to attend a ceremony on the White House's South Lawn welcoming Pope Francis before his private meeting with President Obama.
On the opening day of the World Meeting of Families, Catholic LGBT people and their families introduced themselves to the media and the wider world. GLAAD is working with Equally Blessed, who organized the pilgrimage of the LGBT families.
Hear what three LGBT Catholics want to #TellThePope in videos released by GLAAD.