Sarah Kate Ellis
The White House invited GLAAD and LGBT and Catholic leaders to attend a ceremony on the White House's South Lawn welcoming Pope Francis before his private meeting with President Obama.
Hear what three LGBT Catholics want to #TellThePope in videos released by GLAAD.
GLAAD releases the findings of a new survey, which shows that the number of Americans who report knowing or working with someone who is transgender has doubled in the past seven years.
Around 60% of Catholics in America support marriage equality. Unfortunately, the Church hierarchy does not reflect churchgoers' attitudes. GLAAD and DignityUSA called on Pope Francis to join them in closing that gap.
GLAAD's Weekly Update on News, Entertainment, and Online Media.
Closing the gap on full acceptance of LGBT people will not come from legislation or judicial decisions alone, but from a deeper understanding and empathy from Americans themselves.