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Is Christianity a Failed Religion?

Depending on who you believe, religion, particularly Christianity, is sweeping the world. Evidence of this exists in the fact that in Africa, approximately 50 million people became Christians in 2018, making Africa the c ...

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Mormon Church Changes Stance on LGBT Baptisms

In a stunning move on April 4 of this year, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly known as the Mormon Church, announced that it will now baptize the children of LGBT parents. This new policy reverses ...

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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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ChurchClarity.org Opens a Dialogue on Church Policy

When ChurchClarity.org (CC) launched its website to report LGBTQ+ church policies, Christians on both sides of the issue were concerned, even angered. Conservative churches believed that leadership of the organization ra ...

Category: Morality Religion

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Remembering Tennessee Williams During LGBT History Month

One of the most influential plays of the 20th century would have to be “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Probably everyone knows the famous line, “I have always depended on the kindness of strangers,” s ...

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New Research Shows More Americans Against LGBTQ Discrimination

Two years ago, the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in every state. Although the law has been challenged, no one has been able to topple the civil rights that were won in 2015. In the same year, the Public Relig ...

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Why Is June LGBT Pride Month?

The first of June marks LGBT Pride Month. The reasons that Pride Month is so important to the LGBT community are many. The fight to earn civil rights has been hard and those who worked so diligently deserve to be remembe ...

Category: Equal Rights Human Rights

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IDAHO for LGBT Rights

On May 17, the international community remembers the date that the World Health Organization (WHO) removed homosexuality from the "International Classification of Diseases." For many people, it's hard to even imagine a t ...

Category: Human Rights Religion

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Does Religious Freedom Legislation Really Work?

Last year, we watched as many states tried to pass "bathroom bills," limiting where transgender people could go to use the facilities. But it wasn't just the transgender community that faced legislation that would limit ...

Category: Freedom of Religion Morality Religion

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