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, Coming Out

Coming Home: To Faith, To Spirit, To Self

While many people enjoy a rich, spiritual life outside the realm of organized religion, this guide is aimed at folks who hope to lead their faith communities toward a more…

Religion & Faith, Coming Out

Coming Home to Evangelicalism and to Self

This guide is aimed at LGBTQ evangelical Christians who are on the journey toward living fully in their sexual orientation, gender identity and expression and in their faith and its…

Religion & Faith, Coming Out

Coming Home to Mormonism and to Self

This guide is aimed at LGBTQ Mormons who are on the journey toward living fully in their sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and in their faith and its traditions.

Religion & Faith, Coming Out

Coming Home to Judaism and to Self

This guide is aimed at LGBTQ Jewish Americans who are on the journey toward living fully in their sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and in their faith and its…

Religion & Faith, Coming Out

Coming Home to Islam and to Self

This guide is aimed at LGBTQ American Muslims who are on the journey toward living fully in their sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and in their faith and its…

Religion & Faith, Coming Out

Coming Home to Catholicism and to Self

Despite the Catholic Church hierarchy's anti-LGBTQ stances, Catholics of good conscious are giving hope to countless longing to hear that their Church embraces and accepts them.

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…