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While LGBT people are associated with irreligiousness, thepromotes the idea that an individual can be gay and religious.Activists are working to bridge the gap between religion and homosexuality and to make denominations friendlier to the community. Many Protestants have opened their doors and thehas ordained gay ministers since 1972.LGBT clergy are also ordained in theof America and the(US).Since 2005 thehas ordained gaysas has thesince 2015.has worked within the LGBT community,and organizations likecontinue to work with Jewish members of the community both to raise awareness of LGBTQ issues in Jewish communities and Jewish issues in LGBTQ communities