The Huffington Post religion section has published a list of inspirational LGBT faith leaders. Originally billed as “15 Inspiring LGBT Religious Leaders”, the photo slideshow with brief bios features a diverse array of LGBT faith leaders.
The initial list featured LGBT faith leaders who are recognizable from recent media attention. Reverend Ouyang Wen Feng received media attention for being Malaysia’s only openly gay pastor. The Rt. Rev. V Gene Robinson, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire, and Bishop Mary Douglas Glasspool, Assistant Bishop of The Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, were the first and second openly gay bishops in The Episcopal Church. Rev. Scott Anderson is the first openly gay minister to be ordained in the Presbyterian Church since the church formally dropped all barriers to ordination for LGBT individuals. Continue reading