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
Two stories have emerged that highlight the conflict between the conservative beliefs of the Southern Baptist Convention and the reality that LGBT people exist and should be treated equally.
GLAAD’s Director of Religion, Faith & Values, Ross Murray, published an essay in CNN’s Belief Blog about Christians’ increasing acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. The essay, entitled “My Take: Why Christians are embracing their LGBT neighbors,” demonstrates the changes in both hearts and minds, as well as denominational policies, the increasing welcome, acceptance, and advocacy for and with LGBT people.
GLAAD’s Religion, Faith & Values program works to elevate LGBT-affirming voices of faith in mainstream, regional
Spirit Day was celebrated October 20, and on that day, we saw numerous businesses, celebrities, denominations, and even the White House go purple to show support for LGBT youth and safe schools. However, many worshipping communities held their commemoration until they gathered for weekend services. Now that “Spirit Weekend” is over, we offer you a couple of examples of what congregations did to address bullying in worship.
On Thursday, October 27, 2011, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York City will ho
On Sunday, "Church Within A Church," which describes itself as a “progressive, Methodist-related movement” oversaw the ordination of two women, one a married lesbian and the other the straight mother of a lesbian daughter.
In honor of Spirit Day, dozens of communities of faith pledged to wear purple in support of LGBT youth, and to speak
The Huffington Post religion section has published a list of inspirational LGBT faith leaders. GLAAD encourages you to lift up and name those LGBT leaders who have had an impact on your faith.