LGBT Catholic advocacy group was to host conversations and panels on sexuality and gender identity during the 2015 World Meeting of Families.
In advance of the Pope's inaugural visit to the U.S. next month, GLAAD released a new media resource for journalists.
With the pope's visit to U.S. soil drawing nearer, GLAAD's Director of Programs writes on putting 'Who am I to judge?' into action.
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.
A new video was just released by LGBT Catholics: Owning Our Faith, a project led by young Catholic individuals who are dedicated to using social media to achieve full LGBT acceptance in the Roman Catholic Church.
Pope Francis came out with his strongest comments against marriage equality, calling it, "ideological colonization that we have to be careful about that is trying to destroy the family." His comments came during a visit to the Philippines, and in the midst of a Roman Catholic conversation on marriage and family.
The Vatican announced that Pope Benedict will resign due to age and health concerns. News like this tends to make people wonder what sort of change a transition like this might mean in the Roman Catholic Church. LGBT people and allies – many of whom are Catholic – have a particular interest in seeing what direction the church is heading.
It was reported earlier this week that a top Vatican official voiced support for gay and lesbian couples. Yesterday, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, head of the Pontifical Council for the Family, backtracked from that statement, and blamed the media for "derailing" his words.
Chicago area LGBT-affirming faith groups are slated to be one of the lead contingents in the 2012 Pride Parade taking place on Sunday, June 24.