Equally Blessed

Catholic LGBT families introduce themselves ahead of Pope's visit

On the opening day of the World Meeting of Families, Catholic LGBT people and their families introduced themselves to the media and the wider world. GLAAD is working with Equally Blessed, who organized the pilgrimage of the LGBT families.

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LGBT Catholics forced to move meeting space out of church as pope's visit approaches

LGBT Catholic advocacy group was to host conversations and panels on sexuality and gender identity during the 2015 World Meeting of Families.

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VIDEO: LGBT and allied Catholics protest against bishop who performed 'exorcism' against marriage equality

Catholics and their allies protested last night against Illinois Bishop Tomas Paprocki, who performed an 'exorcism" against marriage equality as it was passing the Illinois legislature.
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Media should not resort to sensationalized gay scapegoating in Vatican coverage

Italy's largest newspaper, has linked the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI to an internal Vatican report that discusses the "Vatileaks" scandal. However, as the story picks up steam, the headlines are focusing on one particular alleged lobby group, the "gay lobby."

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What does Pope Benedict's resignation mean for LGBT people?

The Vatican announced that Pope Benedict will resign due to age and health concerns. News like this tends to make people wonder what sort of change a transition like this might mean in the Roman Catholic Church. LGBT people and allies – many of whom are Catholic – have a particular interest in seeing what direction the church is heading.

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May 10, 2012

Religious Leaders Respond to President Obama's Support for Marriage Equality

LGBT and allied faith leaders from around the country responded quickly to

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April 2, 2012

Roman Catholic Hierarchy Supports NOM's Divisive Strategy

HRC recently revealed that the Church and other Catholic organizations, including the Knights of Columbus, have financially supported NOM’s efforts to increase “hostility” between the LGBT and black communities; and to drive a wedge between LGBT Latinos and members of their own families by making "support for [so-called traditional] marriage a key badge of Latino identity."

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February 15, 2012

American Catholics Support Marriage Equality Despite Church Position

Recent statements and polling data have again demonstrated that the Roman Catholic hierarchy is completely out of tou

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Faith Leaders Offer Praise for Prop 8 Ruling

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.

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