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

June 16, 2014

South Korea celebrates 15th annual Queer Cultural Festival

Last week at South Korea's 15th annual Queer Cultural Festival, the United States, French, and German embassies took part for the first time to show their support for the human rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, both in their respective countries and in Korea as well.

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Two Mormon activists are threatened with ex-communication for being pro-LGBT and -women's rights

Two prominent Mormon activists, John Dehlin and Kate Kelly, have been threatened with excommunication for their social justice work advocating equality for women and the LGBT community within the Mormon Church.

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Orthodox Judaism slow to accept transgender girl

For one Orthodox Jewish transgender girl, being her true self has come at the expense of her comfort and safety in synagogue.

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What makes you proud? Show us on Instagram with #PridePortraits

In honor of NYC Pride 2014, GLAAD is partnering with Instagram to launch their first ever Pride Portrait Campaign. Staff members are posting portraits of themselves accompanied their own stories of pride, love and family… but that's not all!

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GLAAD joins 80 lawmakers, community, and faith leaders to ask Roman Catholic bishop to decline NOM March

GLAAD has signed onto a letter asking San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone to step down from involvement with the March for Marriage on June 19.

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