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Nov 20, 2014

Today, let us pray to whatever Universal energy, whatever God, whatever entity we feel resonates most with our intentions. Let us remember to hold space for all the trans people that have unfairly lost their lives due to discrimination, due to violence and due to the indifference of those who remain silent. 

Blogger:J Mase IIIFounder, awQward Talent
Blogger:SahLeem Israel ButlerDigital Artist
Nov 14, 2014

"Sexual orientation is not a sin. Gender identity is not a sin. We are all created in the image of God."

Blogger:Rev. Ray BagnuoloChaplain, That All May Freely Serve
Nov 11, 2014

One of the most common questions that I have been asked by people in my years of ministry in the LGBT Catholic community is “Why are some bishops so stubborn against changing policy and practices in the church concerning LGBT people?”

It’s a good question, and it is one that I wish I could answer.

Blogger:Francis DeBernardoExecutive Director, New Ways Ministry
Nov 13, 2014

Growing up the thing that fascinated me the most about God was his size. My mother would tell me that God is bigger than everything. She would also tell me that God is everything, which I always questioned because wouldn’t that mean God would even be bigger than himself at times?

Blogger:Timothy DuWhiteProgram Associate, Believe Out Loud
Nov 09, 2014

"A drag queen, a lesbian rocker and a Catholic nun walk into a church..."

This might sound like the opening line of a joke, but on November 14, 15 and 16—that's exactly what's happening in New York City as Believe Out Loud joins Level Ground Film Festival to bring the Road Show to New York City.

Blogger:James RoweDirector, Believe Out Loud
Nov 18, 2014

The news of a slate of mostly conservative bishops being elected to represent the U.S. Catholic Church at the Synod on the Family in Rome next October was disappointing.

Blogger:Bob ShineYoung Adult and Social Media Coordinator, New Ways Ministry
Nov 12, 2014

In the wake of criticisms aimed at President Obama’s handling of Ebola, a black and white photograph of Ronald Reagan started appearing all over my Facebook feed. Written across the photograph, in standard meme format, were these words: “President Reagan ignored AIDS until 20,849 Americans had already died.

Blogger:Mary ButtonMinister of Visual Arts, First Congregational Church
Nov 07, 2014

This week has been appropriately dreary.  

Tuesday night ended another election in our country.  Today our emotionally jostled citizenry is sifting through the ashes of yard signs, campaign contribution receipts, and “I Voted” stickers.  

Blogger:Rev. Dr. Dan De LeonPastor, Friends Congregational Church

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