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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

Religious Freedom politics LGBT Discrimination

Progressive Christians Speak Out

When they hear the word "Christian," many individuals in the United States picture right-wing conservative fundamentalists. Their increased involvement with politics, along with the creation of groups such as the late Je ...

Category: Religion Christianity

Christian social media LGBT church

Boy Scouts to Allow Transgender Kids

The Boy Scouts of America will now allow transgender boys to join its ranks. Serving about 2.4 million boys and young men just in the United States, the organization has been around since 1908. The early years were not e ...

Category: Equal Rights Morality

Christian LGBT children

Religious Freedom Bills Challenge Separation of Church and State

The United States Constitution was written to allow for the free exercise of faith by its citizens as well as avoid state-mandated religion. The question of balancing religious freedom with civil liberty has been particu ...

Category: Freedom of Religion Religion Christianity

Religious Freedom Christian LGBT Discrimination

Data Proves That LGBT Teens Need More Support

Most people are aware that members of the LGBT community face discrimination and bullying, whether the individual is an adult or a child. Every day, there are news reports of laws being passed to prevent the LGBT communi ...

Category: Equal Rights Morality Online Ordination

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Where Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson Went Wrong - Universal Life Church

In this past month's news the patriarch of beloved reality television family of 'Duck Dynasty' publicly spoke against the gay lifestyle. He cites the bible as his main source of information about his own ethical represen ...

Category: Morality

LGBT Discrimination

The Boom in Same-Sex Marriage Laws

Same-sex couples deserve the same marriage rights granted opposite-sex couples this is the prevailing sentiment of the majorities of several national legislatures. Within the course of a single month, the legislatures of ...

Category: Gay Weddings

Gay rights Marriage Equality LGBT equality

10 Reasons Homophobia Makes No Sense (Part 1)

As the Washington State Legislature holds hearings on a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in that state, social conservatives have ramped up their campaign against homosexuality and LGBT rights. The National Org ...

Category: Equal Rights Social Equality

Gay rights LGBT Discrimination

A Look at The Naming Project

Everyone knows how Lady Gaga feels about being gay. Repetitive and upbeat, she declares no matter "gay, straight or bi, lesbian or transgender life, you're on the right track baby. You were born to survive," in her new s ...

Category: Human Rights Social Equality

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