Faith

July 19, 2013

Father Peter Daly: The Catholic Church should support Boy Scouts' LGBT inclusion

Father Peter Daly, a The National Catholic Reporter columnist, published an op-ed praising the recent decision by the Boy Scouts of America to include gay youth. Father Daly, a pastor and former Scout, outlines why it is in the Church's and BSA's best interests to support inclusion for all Scouts.

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June 12, 2013

Southern Baptists announce anti-gay Boy Scouts resolution

The Southern Baptist Church has approved a resolution of their "continued opposition to and disappointment" in the Scouts' decision this past May to open membership policies for openly gay youth.

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Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD?

Be sure to check out GLAAD Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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April 26, 2013

Mormon Church Endorses Scouts Plans to Include Gay Youth but not Adults

The LDS Church announced on Thursday that it would officially endorse The Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) recent proposal to change their anti-gay policies and allow gay youth members, but not adults, to join the organization.

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BSA Ban doesn't just prevent LGBT scouts and leaders but sponsors as well

The BSA has denied the application for a boy scout troop that would have had all straight members but been sponsored by the Utah Pride Center.

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February 6, 2013

Religion News Summary: More Boy Scouts, A Gay, Jewish Kids' Book, and the National Prayer Breakfast

This week's Religion News Summary showcases the Boy Scouts again, and the amazing religious support LGBTQ scouts, leaders and families have received.

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Five LGBT Religious Advances in 2012

2012 witnessed religious people and organizations at the forefront of LGBT advancement. By the end of the year, we saw several religious leaders stepping out and speaking up. The support came from some pretty surprising places.
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October 18, 2012

Faith-Based Bloggers Support Spirit Day

Faith-based bloggers are encouraging their readers and followers to commemorate Spirit Day by going purple tomorrow, October 19.

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