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GLSEN Excluded from Cincinnati St. Patrick's Day Parade

In Cincinnati, the local chapter of GLSEN is being excluded from this year's St. Patrick's Day Parade because it is an LGBT-affiliated organization. "It's an Irish Catholic parade and we don't want any members of the gay and lesbian community to be affiliated."

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VIDEO: GLAAD President Herndon Graddick to CNN: Pope Francis must change views on gay people

GLAAD President Herndon Graddick appeared on CNN this morning and spoke to anchor Carol Costello about newly anointed Pope Francis' anti-gay views.
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February 20, 2013

Religion News Summary: Ash Wednesday, Preachers' Kids, and LGBT Catholics

This week's religion news summary has a couple tear-jerking stories: a minister tells his gay son that he's thankful to be his father, and the Presbyterian church imposes ashes on the foreheads of people who feel unwelcome in the church.

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February 13, 2013

Religion News Summary: New Pope, and Lots of Other Catholic News

This week's religion news summary has a lot of Catholic things: the Pope's resigning, another principal got fired for supporting marriage equality, and the bishops continue to wrestle with LGBT inclusion and immigration reform.

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January 31, 2013

Queens teacher fired for being transgender

In a story that has been making its way around the media for the past few weeks, a former teacher at a Roman Catholic prep school in Queens suing after being fired for coming out as transgender.

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Catholic University Students Coming Out in a Network

LGBT and allied students at Catholics universities are using National Coming Out Day to launch a new association calling on the church to expand its acceptance of LGBT equality. The Catholic Association of Students for Equality (CASE) is made up of LGBT student groups from eleven Catholic-affiliated colleges.

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Religion News Summary: Bishop Brouhaha, Black Pastors Speaking Out, and Getting into the Spirit of Spirit Day

Read what happens when bishops disagree on marriage equality, when African-American pastors speak up, and when clergy get involved in marriage equality campaigns. All in this week's LGBT Religion News Summary.

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August 29, 2012

Religion News Summary for August 29, 2012

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.

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July 19, 2012

Religion News Summary Highlights for July 19, 2012

The first couple to be married on a military base met at a Baptist church, but some chaplains are coming under fire for attending the wedding.

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March 8, 2012

From Water to Wine: New Ways Ministry to Hold Symposium for LGBT Catholics

From March 15 through 17, 2012, LGBT-affirming Catholic organization New Ways Ministry will hold their seventh annual symposium, this year titled “From Water to Wine: Lesbian/Gay Catholics and Relationships.”

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