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

PHOTOS: GLAAD at the White House for Pope Francis visit

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.

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Catholic LGBT families introduce themselves ahead of Pope's visit

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.

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#TellThePope: Campaign launches to urge people to share their LGBT thoughts with Pope Francis

As Pope Francis' visit to the United States quickly approaches, we've launched a campaign urging LGBT Catholi

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GLAAD set to join LGBT Catholic leaders at White House reception for Pope Francis

The White House has extended an invitation for GLAAD and LGBT Catholic leaders to attend the White House reception for Pope Francis. Ross Murray, GLAAD's Director of Programs, will be representing the organization at the ceremony which will welcome Pope Francis before the Pope and President Obama meet privately.

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September 15, 2015

Join Nicholas Coppola to urge Pope Francis to meet with LGBT Catholics in the US

"We strongly believe this meeting would promote great healing and reconciliation in our Church and society...The Pope can help address this crisis by meeting with LGBT Catholic families like mine and hearing our stories of perseverance, hope, and struggle. This meeting would be an incredible first step towards healing together – and towards bringing us greater justice in the U.S. and across the globe," wrote Nicholas Coppola, a Catholic gay man.

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September 11, 2015

Hear gripping personal stories in Full of Grace: Journeys of LGBT Catholics

The docudrama gives first-person accounts about struggles and experiences with God, faith, identity, and the Church.

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After the Boy Scouts let him be a leader, Greg Bourke's church still bans him

Even though the Boy Scouts of America ended its ban on LGB leaders, Greg Bourke, an out gay man is being denied membership due to discrimination from the church.

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LGBT Catholics forced to move meeting space out of church as pope's visit approaches

LGBT Catholic advocacy group was to host conversations and panels on sexuality and gender identity during the 2015 World Meeting of Families.

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