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Quote of the Day: The Meaning of Religious Freedom in Opposition to Equality

…they are going around using the phrase “religious freedom” whenever they really mean to say “overextending our faith so that it can be used to discriminate against LGBT people in the public sector.” — Jeremy Hooper, blogger,¬†Good As You,¬† ‘Deflating … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Ty Herndon to Gay Youth

“They can be loved by God, they can be married one day, they can have a family, they can give their parents grandkids,” Herndon adds. “And they’re not broken, they’re not sinners and they’re perfectly beautiful.” From country artist and … Continue reading

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Contraceptive Access; Another Argument Against Arizona’s SB 1062

Journalist, Anderson Cooper, has interviewed Arizona legislators on SB 1062. SB 1062 would allow individuals to refuse service to anyone based on a sincerely held religious belief, and most of the focus has been on how this law might effect … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Jesus on the ‘Duck Dynasty’ Controversy

Some defenders of Phil Robertson’s comments on homosexuality state that he is just reciting Bible doctrine. Well, there’s another passage in the Bible which has me wondering how closely Phil (and some of his defenders) may be following its doctrine … Continue reading

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Focusing on Christian Love to Combat Anti-Gay Hate

During his speech at the 2013 Jewish Literary Festival in Washington, DC, Dan Savage discussed a panel that he was on with Bishop Gene Robinson. Dan said that he found it bothersome that Robinson’s point of view on religion was … Continue reading

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Religious Support for LGBTs: 10 Pro-LGBT Religious Women You Should Know

From advocate.com comes an op-ed of the ’10 Pro-LGBT Religious Women You Should Know’ Reverend Dr. Christine Wiley is co-pastor of Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ, the first traditionally black church in the District of Columbia to perform same-sex … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom: ‘National Cathedral to perform same-sex weddings’

A Washington, D.C. landmark is about to become a landmark in a whole, new, positive way. The Associated Press is reporting that the National Cathedral will begin to peform same-sex marriage ceremonies. From msnbc.com: In light of the legality of … Continue reading

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