Faith organizations get into the spirit of #SpiritDay
This Thursday, congregations, faith leaders, and religious organizations will join millions of people to go purple for Spirit Day.
Faith Leaders Express Disappointment on Continued Ban on Gay Boy Scout Leaders
Yesterday, the Boy Scouts of America proposed maintaining its ban on adult gay leaders, while dropping the ban on gay scouts. Several faith leaders quickly expressed their disappointment in the proposed policy change. All faith leaders continued to call for a fully inclusive scouting program that included qualified gay leaders, even while some expressed joy that gay scouts would no longer be removed.
Valentine's Day: A Good Day for Marriage Equality
Many may not realize that Valentine's Day has a historic and religious roots that make this the perfect day to publicly call for marriage equality.
Helping Churches Participate in Transgender Day of Remembrance
Congregations are encouraged to offer a petition in your worship services in recognition of the Transgender Day of Remembrance. ReconcilingWorks has provided worship materials for congregations, including different forms of Confession and Forgiveness and Prayers of the People.
Transgender Faith Leaders Help Create Welcoming Communities
This week is Transgender Awareness Week and to mark the occasion, GLAAD’s Religion, Faith, and Values Program wants to highlight the achievements of a few trans faith leaders who have helped make their traditions more open and welcoming spaces for all people.