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

Coming to a church or theater near you: The New Black

The New Black follows six African-American faith leaders to explore how Black, faith, and LGBT communities intersected in Maryland's campaign for marriage equality, where the role of the Black church as the community's institutional pillar took on a whole new dynamic. The film is partnering with Tugg to bring The New Black to local theaters and churches for screenings, starting on National Coming Out Day October 11.
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NBC News holds Scott Lively accountable

Major kudos to NBC News, which is running an extensive report on one of the worst subjects we track in GLAAD's Commentator Accountability Project: Scott Lively.

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September 18, 2013

LGBT Religion News Summary: Believers call for ENDA, but did the Pope call a gay man?

While people of faith were calling for a fully inclusive Employment Non-Discrimination Act, there's speculation about whether Pope Francis calls a gay man to say he was OK.

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September 17, 2013

Snapshots: Faith leaders for non-discrimination, ENDA, and Jersey Strong

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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19 Kids & One Major Disservice to LGBT Viewers

Tonight on the TLC network, another season of 19 Kids & Counting will makes its debut. But it's planning to overlook the fact that the Duggar's eldest son is working for one of the one of the nation's single most hostile organizations when it comes to LGBT people.

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September 13, 2013

TAKE ACTION: People of faith calling for employment nondiscrimination

Join with people of faith in calling their legislators and urging them to pass ENDA and thus protect LGBT workers.

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