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
After comparing loving committed couples to kidnap and sexual assault, Sandy Rios earns spot on Commentator Accountability Project
Her prominence has ebbed and flowed over the years, but her commitment to stigmatizing LGBT people has remained. And now, with her latest comments connecting gay male affection with the "love" that convicted rapist and kidnapper Ariel Castro had for his victims, Sandy Rios is the latest addition to GLAAD's Commentator Accountability Project.
A new play, The Anointed, was written for the African-American, religious, and spiritual communities about the intersection between spirituality and sexuality, the struggles associated within this reconciliation, and also to bring healing to many individuals within the African-American community who have endured similar experiences.
Stephen Lovegrove, a rising junior at Charleston Southern University, was informed this past Monday that he had lost his work-study position a resident advisor (RA) at his school after he began posting on the internet about being gay and Christian.
When asked about LGBT people following the World Youth Day Pope Francis stated “who am I to judge?” And televangelist, Pat Robinson, stated that being transgender is not a sin during an airing of The 700 Club.