Masha Gessen fighting for LGBT rights in Russia on the international stage
Masha Gessen, an openly lesbian Russian-American reporter, is taking a strong role on the international stage, discussing the anti-LGBT legislation and accompanying violence in Russia.
Snapshots of our work: Latino/a Queer Film, Pro-LGBT Muslim Orgs, and promoting ENDA coverage
Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.
Faith organizations continue to show positive support as a result of the vote to drop the ban on gay Scouts
Positive reactions from faith organizations continue to surface in response to the vote dropping the ban on gay scouts. The Religious Institute, The Association of Welcoming & Affirming Baptists, and the Jewish community all speak in favor of the Boy Scouts of America's new change.
Openly Gay Man Named New Leader of Jewish Reconstructionist Movement
Rabbi Jason Klein was elected the new leader of the Reconstructionist Movement, a progressive Jewish community. Rabbi Klein is the first openly gay man to head a national rabbinic association in the United States.
Mormon, Jewish Religious Leaders Sign Amicus Briefs in Support of Marriage Equality
Amid the dozens of amicus briefs that were filed against the so-called 'Defense of Marriage Act' (DOMA) and California's Proposition 8 were some real signs on how much the United States has shifted on LGBT equality. We'd like to lift up two more for specific attention.
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.
HRC Launches Jewish Organization Equality Index
A primary tenet of Judaism is kavod habriyot, often translated into English as human dignity. Human Rights Campaign is currently in the process of assessing how closely Jewish organizations adhere to this principle when it comes to LGBT equality.
God vs. Gay? Book Launch
On Thursday, October 27, 2011, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York City will ho