Religion

February 14, 2013

6 Images Every LGBTQ Religious Person Needs to See This Valentine's Day

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.

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July 26, 2012

WE HAVE FAITH Exhibit Showcases LGBT People of Faith

In October 2012, a new photography exhibit titled WE HAVE FAITH will bring the stories of affirmation and welcome to people everywhere.

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July 6, 2012

220th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) Votes Down Marriage Equality

The Presbyterian Church (USA)'S General Assembly voted 308-338 to not change the Church’s definition of marriage to be inclusive of gay and lesbian couples.

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May 21, 2012

Black LGBT Activists and Faith Leaders Launch NoWedge 2012

Black LGBT Activists and faith leaders gathered in DC to announce a new campaign: NoWedge 2012: A Memo to Black America to address the "wedge" tactics that have tried to divide and conquer Black communities.

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May 10, 2012

Religious Leaders Respond to President Obama's Support for Marriage Equality

LGBT and allied faith leaders from around the country responded quickly to

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May 8, 2012

The Root and Pam Spaulding Discuss the Concrete Harms of NC's Amendment One

The Root's Nsenga Burton, editor-at-large, interviewed Pam Spaulding of Pam’s House Blend in a gripping article and continuing effort to elevate awareness about the detriment of Amendment One in North Carolina, which is up for a vote today.

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April 25, 2012

NC NAACP Chapter Continues to Educate about Amendment One

Despite efforts to drive a wedge between the African American community and the LGBT community, the North Carolina NAACP chapter has continued to educate the community about the harms of proposed Amendment One.
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March 20, 2012

Film Offers Refreshing Take on Gay Christian Youth Experience

Stephen Cone’s film The Wise Kids, which opened at ReRun Gastropub Theater in Brooklyn this past weekend, is a refreshing take on youth sexuality, both gay and straight, in Southern Baptist communities. Set in Charleston, South Carolina, the film features three high school seniors: About-to-come-out Tim, doubting preacher’s daughter Brea, and biblical literalist Laura, who all confront issues of identity, self-acceptance, and faith.

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Remembering Ugandan Equality Advocate David Kato

Today is the one-year anniversary of the murder of David Kato, a trailblazing Ugandan LGBT advocate. GLAAD encourages all people to observe a moment of remembrance in honor of David Kato, and encourages all congregations this weekend to recommit to being a welcoming space LGBT people of faith.

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