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Catholic School Kicked Out of Archdiocese for Refusing To Fire Gay Teacher

In the latest chapter of the growing debate over the employment of LGBTQ staff in local Catholic educational institutions, the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, Indiana, kicked the Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School out of the ...

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Songs About Civil Rights for Martin Luther King Day

Americans remember Martin Luther King in January. February is African American History Month. Add these songs to your playlist to start a discussion about civil rights, race and resistance in your community. John Legend ...

Category: Equal Rights Freedom Social Equality Social Justice

7 Movies That Honor Martin Luther King, Jr.

On the third Monday of January, Americans remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. If he had lived, he would be 90 years old in 2019. Movies don’t always portray him accurately, but they are a good place to start learn ...

Category: Equal Rights Freedom Politics Social Justice

Religion at Work

Amid discussions in the United States over the boundaries of religious liberties and the right to live one's religion or to be free from religion, some employment experts discuss how individuals may be religious at wor ...

Category: Equal Rights Freedom of Religion Politics

LGBTQ Adoptions Against Public Opinion of Anti-Discrimination

Just recently, the Kansas Legislature approved a bill that will allow religious adoption agencies to turn away LGBTQ couples. It’s presumed that the governor will sign the bill, but opponents of the bill are likely ...

Category: Equal Rights Politics

Faith Leaders in the LGBTQ Community for Gay Pride

LGBTQ Pride Month is in June, to remember the Stonewall Riots of 1969. A lot has happened for the LGBTQ community since that time, largely to a heavy dose of activism across the United States. Let’s look at some of ...

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Role Models and Allies

Professional sports have not always been friendly to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals, but change is coming. A football player who made it okay to be out and gay while playing in the NFL talks ab ...

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Free Speech and the University of Central Oklahoma

Ken Ham, President of Answers in Genesis, sits at the heart of some controversy over freedom of speech on the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) campus. The student body government invited Ham to speak on campus about ...

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Women to Know: Wilma Mankiller

Wilma Mankiller is sometimes referred to as the first woman chief of a Native American tribe, and she was the first woman to be chief of the Cherokee Nation. Under her leadership, the Cherokee Nation population went from ...

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11 Quotes for Peace to Remember During the Holiday Season

It’s the season when people think of family, harmony and peace. No matter what holiday you celebrate in the winter season, you probably dream of a world without war, hatred and hostility. Many people have imagined ...

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