This week's Religion News Summary features our Director of Religion, Faith, and Values talking with Dr. Oz, Ugandans speaking out against their country's anti-LGBT bill, and US faith communities continuing to stand by marriage equality.
The recent passing of LGBT activist and writer Brandon Lacy Campos in November left many in the community reeling. To honor his memory, Campos’ family will be holding a “Celebration of Life and Light” this Sunday, December 9, starting at 7 pm in Brooklyn.
Scouts for Equality founder, Zach Wahls, has launched a Change.org petition calling on Verizon to stop donating to the Boy Scouts until the BSA ends its policy banning gay scouts and leaders. Companies included Intel and UPS have already dropped their financial support of the BSA because of the discriminatory policy.