Guest Voices: LGBT


Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 12/31/2012

Keeping the faith: 2012 in gay rights victories

Advances made in religious circles towards LGBT equality would have been deemed wish lists even a year ago, says writer.

By Becky Garrison  |  01:57 PM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Becky Garrison; gay marriage; same-sex marriage; Episcopal Church; GLAAD; LGBT equality; LGBT; religious circles; faith communities; discrimination; same-sex couples; transgender rights

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 12/28/2012

A new birth: Faith and equality for LGBT youth, families and the nation

Let’s resolve to end overt and subtle violence against LGBT citizens, says gay rights advocate.

By Brent Childers  |  04:30 PM ET, 12/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brent Childers; Faith and Equality; Faith In Action; LGBT; LGBT youth; lesbian gay bisexual transgender; discrimination

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 11/04/2012

Not fasting and praying for a Romney win: A Mormon LGBT ally speaks

Instead of observing Fast Sunday, writer prays with group concerned about the LGBTQ community.

By Catherine Jeppsen  |  04:03 PM ET, 11/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mormons; LDS Church; Mitt Romney; LGBT: LGBTQ; Circling the Wagon conference; Catherine Jeppsen; same-sex marriage; politics; faith and politics

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 10/11/2012

LGBTQ student groups at Catholic colleges form pro-equality association

OPINION | Georgetown group co-founder: A pro-LGBT rights position grounded in Catholic values.

By Thomas A. Lloyd  |  05:06 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  pro-LGBT; National Coming Out Day; Thomas A. Lloyd

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 10/10/2012

The Black Church is accepting LGBT people as congregations, pastors talk

More pastors, others in the Black community need guidance as we journey toward understanding.

By Cedric Harmon  |  01:46 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LGBT; gay and transgender justice; Cedric Harmon; black church; black clergy; black pastors; same-sex marriage; Maryland same-sex marriage referendum; homosexuality

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 08/17/2012

Time to change the conversation from demonizing to finding common ground

Family Research Council shooting doesn’t erase decades of misformation about gays.

By Becky Garrison  |  04:43 PM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Family Research Council shooting, Souther Poverty Law Center, LGBT community, advocacy groups

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 08/16/2012

LGBT groups stand in solidarity with the Family Research Council

Groups condemn shooting at the conservative organization’s headquarters that injured a security guard; reports suggested the gunman disagreed with the Family Research Council’s positions, yet no major LGBT groups claim any affiliation with the suspect.

By Becky Garrison  |  11:57 AM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Family Research Council shooting, LGBT, same-sex marriage, conservative views, Floyd Lee Corkins II, the Family Research Council, FRC shooting

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 07/04/2012

Anderson Cooper’s coming out changes lives

The journalist is a powerful image that you should be loved and valued as a human being, and that image is important.

By Becky Garrison  |  09:39 AM ET, 07/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anderson Cooper, GLAAD, LGBT