It may seem as if there is one religious view — a negative one — about the LGBTQ community because socially conservative political and religious organizations have dominated public discussion on this issue. There is no one religious stance on the issue. There are communities of faith who are quietly contemplating the challenges faced by the LGBTQ population and working within their communities to ensure the human integrity and spiritual dignity of LGBTQ people. The following is a list of the major denominations in the United States and their current positions.
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Gays and Lesbians in the Catholic Church. How Can We Help You? Cual es el Ambiente de Fe en tu familia? As a result, many gay and lesbian Catholics fail to participate as fully as they can in the spiritual and sacramental life of the Church, and many Catholic communities fail to welcome and embrace gay and lesbian Catholics as fully as they should. If you are a gay or lesbian Catholic, the first thing you should know is that gay and lesbian persons are always welcome in the Catholic faith community.
Bisexual / Pansexual Identities
The Human Rights Campaign Religion and Faith Program mobilizes people of faith to advocate for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. Includes online exhibitions, newsletters, and more. The Center serves three distinct but overlapping constituencies: the world of academic religious scholarship; faith communities; and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and organizations. All programming is devoted to carrying out the Center's fundamental mission: To advance the well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and to transform faith communities and the wider society by taking a leading role in shaping a new public discourse on religion and sexuality through education, research, community building and advocacy.
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