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
Voices left out of the Papal Visit to Paraguay
The many peoples in Latin America and the United states both in and outside the Catholic sphere are taking the opportunity of the Papal visit to the region to manifest their truths challenging the Vatican's policies and calling upon their current highest representative to clarify his actions and beliefs with respect to their communities.
GLAAD, DignityUSA call on Pope Francis to meet with LGBT Catholics during upcoming U.S. visit
Around 60% of Catholics in America support marriage equality. Unfortunately, the Church hierarchy does not reflect churchgoers' attitudes. GLAAD and DignityUSA called on Pope Francis to join them in closing that gap.
Nigerian LGBT advocate Olumide Femi Makanjuola talks reality of being LGBT in Nigeria
This week on GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, host Claire Pires visited with Olumide Femi Makanjuola to talk about the levels of acceptance for LGBT people in Nigeria.
LGBT Christians to Indiana Lawmakers: Get to know us before making laws against us
LGBT Christians marched to the Indiana capital to call on Governor Mike Pence and Indiana lawmakers to learn more about the LGBT community before passing any more harmful laws.
Join LGBT Nigerian leaders in a Twitter chat about #LGBngPolls
This week, NOI Polls, in partnership with Bisi Alimi Foundation and The Initiative for Equal Rights in Nigeria, released polling data about Nigerians’ awareness, perception, and levels of acceptance of the LGBT community in the country.
Transgender man, Asher O'Callaghan, ordained by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America
Tonight, Asher O'Callaghan will become the first known transgender person to be ordained through the regular process of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA).