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

VIDEO: GLAAD captures historic Pride weekend on camera

GLAAD's Claire Pires covered every moment of the historic Pride weekend capturing the first moments after the SCOTUS decision all the way through the NYC Pride March.

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Voices left out of the Papal Visit to Paraguay

The many peoples in Latin America and the United states both in and outside the Catholic sphere are taking the opportunity of the Papal visit to the region to manifest their truths challenging the Vatican's policies and calling upon their current highest representative to clarify his actions and beliefs with respect to their communities.

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GLAAD @ Work: Nigeria, what's ahead after marriage equality, transgender issues in Latino/a community, and more

GLAAD's Weekly Update on News, Entertainment, and Online Media.

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GLAAD, DignityUSA call on Pope Francis to meet with LGBT Catholics during upcoming U.S. visit

Around 60% of Catholics in America support marriage equality. Unfortunately, the Church hierarchy does not reflect churchgoers' attitudes. GLAAD and DignityUSA called on Pope Francis to join them in closing that gap.

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Episcopal Church supports marriage equality in historic vote

78th General Convention of the Episcopal Church votes to create LGBT-inclusive reforms nationwide.

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Nigerian LGBT advocate Olumide Femi Makanjuola talks reality of being LGBT in Nigeria

This week on GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, host Claire Pires visited with Olumide Femi Makanjuola to talk about the levels of acceptance for LGBT people in Nigeria.

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LGBT Christians to Indiana Lawmakers: Get to know us before making laws against us

LGBT Christians marched to the Indiana capital to call on Governor Mike Pence and Indiana lawmakers to learn more about the LGBT community before passing any more harmful laws.

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Join LGBT Nigerian leaders in a Twitter chat about #LGBngPolls

This week, NOI Polls, in partnership with Bisi Alimi Foundation and The Initiative for Equal Rights in Nigeria, released polling data about Nigerians’ awareness, perception, and levels of acceptance of the LGBT community in the country.

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Transgender man, Asher O'Callaghan, ordained by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America

Tonight, Asher O'Callaghan will become the first known transgender person to be ordained through the regular process of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA).

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