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Blog Feb, 06, 2017
Self Care: Tools for the Resistance

Every morning I wake up and I try to work for a better, more just world.  

Blog Feb, 03, 2017
The Steep Path: How Muslim Allies Can Resist Islamophobia

Originally published in December 2015, this post has particular resonance this week following President Donald Trump's Executive Order to restrict immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries.

Blog Jan, 26, 2017
Art As Resistance In Uncertain Times

“This is precisely the time when artists go to work. There is no time for despair, no place for self-pity, no need for silence, no room for fear. We speak, we write, we do language. That is how civilizations heal. I know the world is bruised and bleeding, and though it is important not to ignore its pain, it is also critical to refuse to succumb to its malevolence.

Blog Jan, 26, 2017
Sharing Our Hearts Paves A Way Forward

I arrived at Creating Change, the annual winter gathering of LGBTQ and ally activists organized by The National LGBTQ Taskforce, feeling broken and frightened. I worked hard for Hillary and felt shattered by the election. Every Donald Trump cabinet appointment since then confirmed my fears of coming harm to so many. And now he is President; the Congress is in the hands of the Tea Party.

News Jan, 24, 2017
LGBT Advocates Call for Action on Climate, Oppose Nominee for Environmental Protection Agency

Today, leading national LGBT advocates issued an urgent call for action on climate change, and announced their strong opposition to President-elect Trump’s nominee for the Environmental Protection Agency. Scott Pruitt’s confirmation hearing is being held today before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.

Blog Jan, 23, 2017
A Mormon Father’s Journey To Affirm His Gay Sons

There is, perhaps, no stronger feeling of love than the love a parent feels for his or her newborn child. As the child grows into their own unique self, inevitably pushing against the protective bounds the parent has set, that love is often put to the test.

Blog Jan, 19, 2017
Blog Jan, 13, 2017
I’m Transgender & I Don’t Need Your Stinking Mercy

I was a Catholic for over fifty years. I was president of the Altar Boys (how many women can say that?). I was involved with religious groups at my high school. I was a Eucharistic Minister. I played piano at Mass for over 25 years. I worked retreats for high school seniors and ran retreats in parishes. 

Blog Jan, 12, 2017
For National Migration Week, Bishops Must Learn Realities of LGBT Immigrants & Refugees

This week is National Migration Week, an annual event convened by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) to focus attention on the plight of migrants, refugees, and victims of human trafficking in our world. This year’s theme for National Migration week, drawn from Pope Francis, is “Creating a Culture of Encounter.”

News Jan, 10, 2017
Believe Out Loud To Debut New Training At Creating Change

Next week, the staff of Believe Out Loud will join more than 4,000 attendees in Philadelphia at the 29th annual Creating Change conference, which is hosted each year by the National LGBTQ Task Force. 

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