May 05, 2015

The District of Columbia’s new law barring LGBT discrimination by religiously affiliated schools went into effect this week, opening the door for Catholic University of America students to challenge that school’s decade-long denial of an LGBT student group.

Blogger:Bob ShineYoung Adult and Social Media Coordinator, New Ways Ministry
Apr 30, 2015

Faith leaders from Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Native, Wiccan and other traditions convened for a multi-faith prayer at 5pm Sunday, April 26, at the National Christian Church in Washington, D.C., on the theme “Where there is Love, All Things are Possible.”

Blogger:Rev. Candy HolmesProgram Officer, People of African Descent, Metropolitan Community Church
May 04, 2015

There’s a scene in the first season of the television show “The Fosters” in which Lena, one of the mothers in a lesbian relationship, helps Jude, her foster son, remove polish from his nails after some kids at school harass him over it.

Blogger:Ashley BirtDirector of Christian Education, Rutgers Presbyterian Church
Apr 29, 2015

Two years ago, I sat at a trendy coffee shop in Austin, TX meeting with the manager of the It Gets Better Tour: a traveling anti-bullying stage show spun off from the popular LGBTQ video website. The manager had reached out to me a few days earlier and explained that at every stop on their tour, they liked to highlight an It Gets Better video made by a local queer person.

Blogger:Layton WilliamsPastoral Resident, Fourth Presbyterian Church Chicago
Apr 24, 2015

On March 18, I was fired for the first time in my life, and it had nothing to do with my job performance.

Blogger:Kelly BardierMember, United Methodist Church
May 01, 2015

I believe transgender people are highly spiritual beings and for centuries have been systematically removed from our divinely ordered place in society.

Blogger:Angelica RossExecutive Director and CEO, TransTech Social Enterprises
Apr 28, 2015

As we prepared for our “big launch” of our new #BOLAction tool on Facebook today, we discussed what would happen if another piece of anti-LGBT legislation came to the forefront of our movement right before the Supreme Court’s hearings on marriage equality. What would we prioritize? What would we say and do?

Blogger:Alison AmyxSenior Editor, Believe Out Loud
Apr 24, 2015

"Dig deep,… carefully cast forth the loose matter and get down to the rock, the sure foundation, and there hearken to the Divine Voice which gives a clear and certain sound." John Woolman (Quaker abolitionist), ca 1770.

Blogger:Sharon GrovesJustice Worker, Faith Organizer, Writer

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