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Nancy Alvarez: Please Stop Sharing Your Inaccurate Theories in Media, You are Hurting People

In an interview with AOL Latino, Dr. Nancy Alvarez, a self-described sexologist who uses the term “Dr.” and former host of a popular daytime program on Univision, expressed the idea that people are made gay by “mistakes made by their parents.” GLAAD responded with a column today on AOLLatino.com

Washington Post's Jonathan Capehart Discusses Racism and Homophobia

Arguing that both African Americans and LGBT people have been targets of violence and discrimination because of who they are, Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart in his most recent column spotlights the shared struggles between both groups--including those who are at the intersection of the two communities, i.e, Black LGBT people and their families.

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Faith Communities Develop More LGBT-Inclusive Liturgical Rites

Within Christian traditions, liturgy is a pattern for worship used (whether recommended or prescribed) by a Christian congregation or denomination on a regular basis. Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, Roman Catholics, Anglican, Reformed/Presbyterian, United Methodist, and Lutheran traditions have the “Eucharist” as a rite. Other Protestant traditions rarely use this exact term, preferring either "Communion", "the Lord's Supper", or "the Breaking of Bread.”

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