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.
For LGBTQ religious people, Valentine's Day can be a difficult holiday. Many who come from faith traditions that are not yet LGBTQ inclusive find that friends, family, and community membership are not able to celebrate the love they have found.
This week's religion news summary features the potential lift of the ban on gay participants in the Boy Scouts of America, important steps toward equality among religious communities, and the return of Ru.
Announcing GLAAD's New Media Training Institute and Other Sessions at Creating Change 2013 #CC13 #NMTI
We are excited to announce that from January 24 through 26, we will be presenting a New Media Training Institute (NMTI) and other workshops at Creating Change, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force's annual LGBT organizing conference that will be taking place in Atlanta, GA this year.
Trans Virginia teen Sage Smith has been missing for 21 days and police are still looking for their only suspect Erik McFadden. On her 20th birthday, GLAAD urges more media coverage to help locate Sage Smith.
Shonda Rhimes, the creator of such shows as Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice and Scandal and winner of the 2012 Gold Gate Award, defended her decision to feature gay and lesbian characters on her shows after receiving a tweet asking why they were so prominent.
On God's Campus: Voices from the Queer Underground is a educational and book campaign to tell the stories of LGBTQ students, faculty, and alums at conservative Christian colleges around the country.