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
Nigeria's president has signed the "Same Sex Prohibition Bill," providing sentences of 14 years in prison for same-sex couples and 10-year sentence for anyone that participates in a marriage ceremony for a same-sex couple or offers public support for LGBT people.
While she announced to the crowd, "I am not a public speaker," Diane's words poignantly captured the ways many people connect their faith with their support for people who are LGBT, as well as the frustrating disconnect between one's faith and the actions of one's faith community.
Mark Zmuda, the former vice principal of Eastside Catholic school in Sammamish, was fired after school officials found out he had married his husband. One of Zmuda's former students released a video where Zmuda states he was told he could keep his job if he got a divorce.