Religion & Faith

Thanks to the work that’s being done by HRC and by countless others, faith communities around the world have grown to become increasingly more welcoming, inclusive and affirming of the LGBTQ community and our right to equality.

Religion & Faith

Stances of Faiths on LGBTQ Issues: Pentecostals

About 25 percent of the world’s Christians are Pentecostal or charismatic. Pentecostal congregations are growing rapidly throughout the world, especially in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Coming Out, Communities of Color, Religion & Faith

Religion and Coming Out Issues for Asian Pacific Americans

The beliefs of Asian Pacific Islander religions may not be any more homophobic than others, but the interconnectedness of culture and religion means that any homophobia related to faith can…

Religion & Faith, Coming Out, Communities of Color

Religion and Coming Out Issues for Latinxs

More than two-thirds of Hispanics (68%) identify themselves as Roman Catholics, according to a 2007 survey by the Pew Hispanic Center and Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life. The…