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GLAAD’s Religion, Faith & Values program works to elevate LGBT-affirming voices of faith in mainstream, regional, and community media. Jennifer Knapp is still singing, the Torah still supports marriage equality, and LGBT Muslims make the case for relationships. And the number of LGBT Christians in New York City might surprise you.
The United Church of Christ sent a message to encourage its congregations and members to go purple for Spirit Day. With just over one million members, that makes the UCC the largest religious group to go purple for Spirit Day.
As Spirit Day approaches, the number of faith leaders and organizations going purple is growing. Organizations are reaching out to their members to encourage them to wear purple. Religious leaders of all stripes are speaking out against bullying in the lead up to Spirit Day.
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LGBT and allied faith leaders from around the country responded quickly to
In the wake of Tuesday’s Ninth Circuit Court decision affirming the ruling that Prop 8 was in violation of the federal constitution, a number of religious and faith groups issued statements in support of the decision.
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is meeting this week, November 14-16 in Baltimore, Maryland.
In honor of Spirit Day, dozens of communities of faith pledged to wear purple in support of LGBT youth, and to speak