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Blog Sep, 18, 2014
How One Pastor Moved From Silence To Advocacy For LGBT Equality

"The things which are most important don’t always scream the loudest." Bob Hawke

Religious voices that use holy scripture to demean our neighbors will not continue to be the loudest voices in our city. Chattanooga will know that all persons of faith are not like that.

News Sep, 10, 2014
Help Us End Discrimination Against LGBTQ People In Ohio

This month, Believe Out Loud will join with people of faith from across the state of Ohio to help end discrimination against LGBTQ people! Register today to join us in Akron, Ohio, from September 26 - September 28 for a leadership training for people of faith working to end discrimi

Blog Aug, 04, 2014
Where We Go Next

Two weeks ago, I was invited to the White House. I received an email asking me to be present for President Obama signing his executive order banning LGBT employment discrimination by federal contractors. It was an incredible honor to be present for a historical event like that.

Blog Jul, 03, 2014
The Crosshairs Of Religion

The Supreme Court made a ruling at the end of June that will have repercussions for years, possibly for generations to come.

Blog Feb, 26, 2014
Why I Might Not Get Confirmed In The Catholic Church

I have not yet gone through confirmation in the Catholic Church. There is a high chance that I will eventually, but I haven't right now.

In the Catholic Church, it is around this time that kids around my age get confirmed through their own free will or with their parents dangling college tuition money over their heads to do so.

Blog Feb, 24, 2014
Rethinking "Religious Freedom" Laws

I have been horrified to see the new wave anti-LGBT laws across the country that have been put forward under the guise of "religious freedom," the idea that freedom of religion requires us to allow people to be mistreated.

Blog Jan, 13, 2014
My Christian College Censored My Alumni Update

He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God? (Micah 6:8)

Blog Aug, 13, 2013
Gay Christian Student Removed From Work-Study Position At South Carolina University

Stephen Lovegrove, a rising junior at Charleston Southern University in South Carolina, was informed this past Monday that he had lost his federally funded work-study position a resident advisor (RA) at his school.

Blog May, 20, 2013
People Of Faith Support Equality In Scouting

This Thursday, 1400 members of the Boy Scouts' National Council will converge in Dallas to vote on a resolution critical to the Boy Scouts' longstanding ban on gay members. Many people are speaking out, and GLAAD is making sure that the voices of fair-minded people are heard, including people of faith.