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News May, 15, 2012
Out Of The Amendment One Ashes: All Means All

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

Blog May, 10, 2012
Christians Thank Obama For Support Of Marriage Equality

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

News May, 08, 2012
Biden May Not Speak For Obama, But He Speaks For Most Catholics

 

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:

News May, 08, 2012
ALERT: Vote Against Amendment One, And Support North Carolina Families & LGBT Equality!

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.

Blog Oct, 25, 2011
Missed Opportunity: Democrats' New Faith Outreach Director Opposes Marriage Equality

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.

Blog Jun, 29, 2011
Across The Aisle: Marriage Equality And Its Role In Changing The Church

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.

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