Religion News Summary: Even more news on the Pope's Resignation
The Vatican has denied rumors that Pope Benedict XVI's resignation was influenced by a "Gay Lobby" or network of gay bishops. Tim Tebow opted not to visit an anti-LGBT church in Dallas, Texas. A Southern Baptist Church wants to uphold the ban on gay Boy Scouts, but many Jews feel differently.
Religion News Summary: TDOR, Uganda, and Eager Rabbis
This week's Religion News Summary highlights the positive response of faith communities to the Transgender Day of Remembrance, the "Kill the Gays" bill in Uganda, and a proposed gay Muslim mosque in France.
LGBT Religion News Summary: Spirit Day, 'Religious Liberty,' and Marriage Equality in the Upcoming Election
GLAAD’s Religion, Faith & Values program works to elevate LGBT-affirming voices of faith in mainstream, regional, and community media. Jennifer Knapp is still singing, the Torah still supports marriage equality, and LGBT Muslims make the case for relationships. And the number of LGBT Christians in New York City might surprise you.
GLAAD Study: Media Need to Highlight LGBT-Affirming Religious Voices
Today, GLAAD released ‘Missing Voices: A study of religious voices in Mainstream Media reports about LGBT equality’. The study found that that three out of every four people of faith called on to speak about LGBT issues in the media came from anti-LGBT traditions.
Religious Leaders Support Marriage Equality in Maryland, New Jersey, and Washington
As state legislatures in New Jersey, Maryland, and Washington are moving closer to approving marriage equality legislation, religious voices are speaking out in support of equality.