LGBT Religion News Summary: New Pope, Marriage Equality Advances, and LGBT Religious Gatherings
GLAAD's LGBT Religion News Summary brings you all the reactions to the Pope Francis, with some US marriage equality and religious freedom thrown in for good measure.
Hillary Clinton Joins Americans for Marriage Equality
Republican Senator Embraces His Son...and Marriage Equality
How DOMA Hurts the Military
On March 26 the U.S. Supreme Court will consider the discriminatory "Defense of Marriage Act" (DOMA). DOMA unfairly denies federal protections—like Social Security, veterans’ benefits, health insurance and retirement savings—to committed same-sex couples who are legally married in their own states. But as Outserve - SLDN Executive Director, Allyson Robinson, explained, the harms of DOMA also reach military members and their families.
Thousands are United for Marriage in advance of Supreme Court Hearings on DOMA and Prop 8
In just two weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider two cases about the freedom to marry. On March 26 & 27, thousands of people will gather in Washington, DC, for a rally outside of the Supreme Court at 8:30am. You can be one of them!
Catholic support for marriage equality higher than the national average
The average Catholic supports marriage equality more than the average American. That's the story from a recent Quinnipiac poll that showed 54% of Catholics support marriage equality, which is higher than the national average of 47%.
An Open Letter to Lesbian and Gay Couples Who Want to Get Married
Finding love is hard. Celebrating it shouldn't be. Read about ways that other couples have struggled to bring together the details of their big days, and learn how you can get involved in the rally for marriage equality.
Analysis of Poll Data Shows Support for Marriage Equality Expanding, Diversifying
A new report has been released by Freedom to Marry based on an analysis of national polling data that suggests a majority of voters across a wide range of demographics support marriage equality.