Religion and Faith

The case for LGBT acceptance resonates among evangelical leaders

With nascent ally voices like that of Tony Campolo coupled with the refined advocacy from people like Matthew Vines, the arch of the evangelical community indeed now slowly curves towards LGBT acceptance.

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Brigham Young University bans marriage equality Hallmark cards from bookstore

After greeting cards celebrating same-sex marriage were stocked on the shelves of the Brigham Young University (BYU) bookstore Tuesday, they were promptly removed.

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September 18, 2013

LGBT Religion News Summary: Believers call for ENDA, but did the Pope call a gay man?

While people of faith were calling for a fully inclusive Employment Non-Discrimination Act, there's speculation about whether Pope Francis calls a gay man to say he was OK.

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September 12, 2013

Religious expression, the myth of the persecuted Christian, and anti-LGBT discrimination

Disturbingly, opponents of equality are using our guaranteed freedom of religious expression as a justification for discrimination.

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September 5, 2013

Stephen Lovegrove, CSU student removed from work-study position for being gay, speaks to MTV

Stephen Lovegrove, a junior at Charleston Southern University in South Carolina with a 3.8 GPA who was informed this August 5th that he had lost his federally funded work-study position a resident advisor (RA) at his school, recently spoke to MTV's Act Blog.

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August 26, 2013

New petition begs Charleston Southern University to protect LGBT students

A new petition requesting that Charleston Southern University in South Carolina add protections for students of all sexual orientations has been created by April Singletary.

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August 23, 2013

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.

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August 12, 2013

Snapshots of our work: Higher Education equality, a new play 'The Anointed', and Project Runway

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.

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Watch a new play, The Anointed, hosted by NYC Black Pride and A Mile In My Shoes

A new play, The Anointed, was written for the African-American, religious, and spiritual communities about the intersection between spirituality and sexuality, the struggles associated within this reconciliation, and also to bring healing to many individuals within the African-American community who have endured similar experiences.

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July 22, 2013

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.

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