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

FRC continues to let person who's called for 'exporting' and criminalizing gays speak for org.

Peter Sprigg is a man who, if his stated "logic" were allowed to play out the way he wants, would find LGBT people literally thrown in jail, perhaps on some remote non-American island somewhere, for simply being gay.

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WATCH: New documentary highlights the Boy Scouts' ban on gay adults

“Clipped Wings”, a short documentary about the discriminatory policies of the Boy Scouts, tells the story of Liam Easton-Calabria, a candidate for the rank of Eagle who came out before the BSA allowed gay Scouts. The film also follows Geoff McGrath, a Scoutmaster who was ejected from Scouting because of his sexuality.

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Catholics march for equality in Chicago pride parade

Over a dozen Roman Catholic parishioners marched in yesterday's Chicago pride parade in solidarity with the Chicago chapter of DignityUSA, an independent ministry for LGBT Catholics, making a bold statement for LGBT equality amidst an environment of opposition within the Church as a whole.

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SCOTUS declines to hear case against California's conversion therapy ban

California's ban on the use of conversion therapy on LGBT youth will not be challenged or overturned

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Change is possible: Former 'ex-gay' activist Yvette Schneider 'celebrates the worthiness and equality of all people'

Yvette Cantu Schneider has one of the most robust pedigrees of anyone who has ever worked in the so-called "ex-gay" movement. Yvette has reached out to GLAAD to share her story—one that will come as a shock to her former colleagues and allies.

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July 1, 2014

During World Cup, GLAAD calls for news coverage of anti-trans violence in Brazil

With the media flocking to cover news aside from the World Cup in Brazil, news outlets and publications would do well to keep in mind the brutal situation for transgender individuals in the Roman Catholic nation.

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Snapshots: GLAAD at the White House, George Takei, St. Louis, 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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June 30, 2014

PHOTOS: GLAAD and WWE Superstar Darren Young march in NYC Pride

Pride Month ended on an awesome note on Sunday June 29th.

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