Last Wednesday morning, North Carolinians awoke to the news that discrimination had been written into their constitution via the passage of Amendment One. While tears turned to cheers when President Obama announced his support of marriage equality, people in 42 states are still left w
Yesterday, President Obama declared his support for marriage equality. In an interview with ABC’s Robin Roberts, President Obama told the country and the world that he has decided to support same sex marriage. What's more, he cited his Christian faith as a motivator in making his decisio
Equally Blessed, a coalition of four faith Catholic groups who work on behalf of equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the church and wider society, released the following statement in response to Vice President Joe Biden’s comment on marriage equality made Sunday on Meet the Press:
By Believe Out Loud
Today, North Carolinians head to the polls to vote on Amendment One, which if passed would restrict marriage to straight couples. We encourage fellow Christians and other North Carolinian's to vote against Amendment One and stand supportively with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender families.
It was with a sinking heart, and not a little anger, that I read last week about the appointment of Rev. Derrick Harkins as the new Faith Outreach Director for the Democratic National Committee. Turns out Rev.
I have never understood the wedding practice of seating people according to their relationship to one of the betrothed. Maybe this tradition made sense when marriage was purely an economic act: two families, each seated behind their son or daughter, were also entering into a contract.