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

July 7, 2014

Houston Equal Rights Ordinance faces opposition through ballot referendum

As advances with the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance attract attention from local and mainstream outlets, GLAAD urges the media to be mindful of the myths and the facts.

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Al Jazeera America examines what it means to be LGBT and Muslim in the USA

Al Jazeera America's America Tonight explored what it was like to live at the intersection of two minority identities in the United States, being LGBT and Muslim.

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Meet Alex McNeill, the trans advocate bringing equality to the Presbyterian Church

"One of the things I've found people respond to in my story is that doing the hard thing, even if you're nervous or scared, that living with authenticity and integrity is worth it in the long run. It's the way we can honor God, who created us."

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Snapshots: World Cup, #PridePortraits, Laverne Cox, and more

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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GLAAD's Omar Sharif Jr. is one of People magazine's hottest bachelors

GLAAD would like to congratulate our National Spokesperson Omar Sharif Jr. on his inclusion in People's "Hottest Bachelors" issue!

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National Catholic Reporter calls out the hypocrisy of the Roman Catholic Church's lack of acceptance for marriage equality

In an Op-Ed yesterday, the National Catholic Reporter, a major independent Catholic newspaper, detailed a compelling critique of San Francisco Archbishop Salvator Cordileone's involvement in the March for Marriage rally last Thursday in Washington, DC, where hundreds rallied against marriage equality before marching to the Supreme Court. The poignant editorial was an important step uplifting the voices of lay Catholics who understand and advocate for marriage equality in the context of their faith.

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Pop sensation Demi Lovato shows her pride #loveislovato

Pop sensation Demi Lovato's new music video for "Really Don't Care," released last week, is the ultimate display of support and love for the LGBT community.

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