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Mar 24, 2017

The so-called FreeSpeechBus is currently spreading its hateful message through the streets of New York City.

Mar 17, 2017

During the holidays, I noticed a Franciscan Health commercial with the hashtag #FranciscanPeacePrayer. This beautiful prayer, attributed to St. Francis in the 13th century, was repeated during the commercial.

The visuals in the ad showed smiling people helping each other and showing love. 

Blogger:JJ GufredaAuthor, Playwright, Performer
Mar 10, 2017

This series will explore Masha Gessen's six rules for surviving in an autocracy. This post explores Rule #1: Believe the autocrat. 

The wood table on which my laptop sits is true. It’s an immutable fact to which there is no alternative. If you claimed as fact that it is made of vapor, you would still knock your shin when you tried to walk through it.

Blogger:Rev. Dr. Janet EdwardsPresbyterian Minister, More Light Presbyterians
Mar 22, 2017

Hearing Rev. Dr. David P. Gushee speak at The Reformation Project’s 2014 National Conference remains one of the more powerful experiences I have had in my time with our organization.

Blogger:AnaYelsi Velasco-SanchezOrganizing and Programs Director, The Reformation Project
Mar 15, 2017

When Trump rescinded the guidelines to schools on how to protect the dignity of Trans* students, he opened the door for SCOTUS to deny Gavin Grimm his day in court. When SCOTUS declined to hear Gavin’s case, the nation's highest court delayed the protections that Trans* students are due under the mandate of Title IX. 

Blogger:Rev. Aaron MillerPastor & Chaplain, Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC)
Mar 08, 2017

You would think that we, those of us belonging to the LGBTQ community of faith would be mourning you and conspiring towards how we can work to protect you and cherish you in our communities. However, the silence around your death, Chyna Gibson, is deafening.

Blogger:Rachel Virginia HesterStudent, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Mar 20, 2017

New York, NY—Services & Advocacy for LGBT Elders (SAGE) announced today that it is launching a nationwide effort to oppose the Trump Administration’s proposed erasure of LGBT elders from the National Survey of Older Americans Act Participants (NSOAAP).

Mar 13, 2017

Last month, my column focused on the importance of intersectionality within the LGBTQ movement by highlighting the revolutionary work of Sojourner Truth, an escaped slave, abolitionist, and women’s rights activist.

Blogger:Rev. Dr. Angela YarberAuthor. Artist. Activist.
Mar 07, 2017

One of the most frustrating and emotionally and spiritually damaging aspects of Transgender justice work is the persistent confrontation with silence.

Blogger:Rev. Mykal SlackCo-Director of Freedom Center for Social Justice, Co-Leader of Transforming Hearts Collective

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