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
This is a historic moment in the life of our country and world. More Light Presbyterians gives thanks for President Barack Obama's public statement of support for marriage equality today on ABC News in a special interview with Robin Roberts. With this statement of support, President Obama stands on the side of love and the right side of history.
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.
Arlene G. Taylor serves on the Session of the Church of the Reconciliation, a welcoming and affirming More Light Church in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Arlene attended the ordination service of Katie Ricks on April 15.
Please pray for the friends and family of 14-year-old Kenneth James Weishuhn of Primghar, Iowa. Kenneth took his life on Saturday after being bullied for coming out as a gay teen a few months ago. Kenneth's friends and family describe him as a happy young man, handsome and full of life. After coming out of the closet, the bullying Kenneth experienced was relentless.
The United Church of Christ has published a helpful brochure and resource with tips for evangelism for open and affirming churches. When working with your church community: