Posts by Victoria Lee, Programs Intern

Two year wait for justice in case challenging Belize's law banning LGBT relationships

Caleb Orozco, an out gay man and an advocate for LGBT acceptance in Belize, is challenging Section 53 of the Belize criminal code that sentences a person to 10 years in prison for being in a relationship with a person of the same sex.Read More

While the Vatican discusses family, another gay Catholic loses his job

Equality Virginia has created a petition asking for the Catholic Diocese of Richmond, Virginia to apologize to John Murphy, a gay Catholic man who was fired from his position as executive director at St. Francis Home, a diocese-owned assisted living home. Read More

September 25, 2015

VIDEO: "Not a Sin" introduces the stories of homeless LGBT youth of faith

"Not a Sin" is a short film that brings awareness to the violence against LGBT youth from religous teachings that lack acceptance.Read More

September 15, 2015

Join Nicholas Coppola to urge Pope Francis to meet with LGBT Catholics in the US

"We strongly believe this meeting would promote great healing and reconciliation in our Church and society...The Pope can help address this crisis by meeting with LGBT Catholic families like mine and hearing our stories of perseverance, hope, and struggle. This meeting would be an incredible first step towards healing together – and towards bringing us greater justice in the U.S. and across the globe," wrote Nicholas Coppola, a Catholic gay man.Read More

September 14, 2015

Join GLAAD for a UN Sidebar panel: Global Voices and LGBT media messages

While global leaders gather for the United Nations General Assembly, GLAAD is hosting Global Voices and Media Messages of LGBT People—a sidebar panel discussion event—to discuss how global media facilitates pro- and anti-LGBT messages.Read More

September 11, 2015

Hear gripping personal stories in Full of Grace: Journeys of LGBT Catholics

The docudrama gives first-person accounts about struggles and experiences with God, faith, identity, and the Church.Read More
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