Religion and Faith
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News of LGBT and allied people of faith, and stories that show the ways in which people of faith interact with the LGBT community
Usually, people opposed to bullying refrain from engaging in it, but not Linda Harvey. Recently, the known anti-LGBT crusader launched a youth-oriented anti-bullying flier. Only instead of filling it with information to encourage youth to be more accepting of diversity, she explains all the ways in which being LGBT is wrong and bad.
“House of Savoy”, the program cancelled by FOX News Radio affiliate KKFT 99.1 FM, in Reno, Nevada, after it aired an interview with a Dallas-based LGBT advocate, has set off a firestorm of controversy. Other programs and advertisers are now distancing themselves from the FOX News Station and LGBT and free speech advocates are rallying around Savoy and “House of Savoy”.
Parterning for Peace, hosted by GLAAD spokesperson, Ja'briel Walthour, and First City Network will raise awareness around LGBT issues and provide resources of support for allies.
Reno, Nevada FOX News Radio affiliate KKFT 99.1 FM Talk has cancelled radio host Sean Savoy and taken his public affairs program “House of Savoy” off the airwaves, after Savoy broadcast an interview with a Dallas based LGBT advocate. The interview touched on marriage equality, the recent Chick-Fil-A actions and a variety of topics related to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community.
International marriage equality news, dinnertime debates, and questioning whether Christianity is as anti-gay as we have been told. It's in this weeks' LGBT Religion News Summary.
This year, the Minnesota State Fair has become the showcase for marriage equality. In the few short days that the Great Minnesota Get Together has been open, we have seen amazing, visible support to defeat the amendment and support marriage equality across the state.
GLAAD readies LGBT and ally people of color to share their story with the media and gears up for the Los Angeles training.
Bishop Melvin Talbert stood in front of a crowd of about 200 supporters of full inclusion on May 4 and called for United Methodists to join him in performing pastoral duties to gay and lesbian people, including enacting marriages. Bishop Talbert’s call for what he called “An Act of Biblical Obedience” has now resulted in letters from opponents of LGBT equality asking the United Methodist Church to censure Bishop Talbert. A handful of other bishops who stood with Bishop Talbert have also been targeted by the anti-LGBT group.