It’s illegal to discriminate against employees or job applicants based on their race, religion, national origin, or sex. S. 815, known as ENDA, would add sexual orientation and gender identity to that list.
Las palabras del Papa Francisco han sido reportadas en todo el mundo. Y, seguramente seran muy alentadoras para las muchos católicos LGBT y sus familias.
El Papa Francisco en una entrevista publicada hoy por revistas jesuitas en varios idiomas y 16 países, dijo que la Iglesia no debe "interferir espiritualmente" en la vida de las personas gays y lesbianas. El Papa se refirió también a la catequesis, la doctrina oficial de la Iglesia Católica que establece que las personas gays y las lesbianas "deben ser acogidos con respeto, compasión y delicadeza".
Pope Francis said that the Roman Catholic church had grown “obsessed” with preaching about abortion, gay marriage and contraception, and that he has chosen not to speak of those issues despite recriminations from some critics.
The Rev. Steve Heiss presided at his first same-sex marriage ceremony in a field in upstate New York on July 7, 2002. At the time, gay marriage was not legal in New York, and it remains illegal in the United Methodist Church.
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.