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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 ...

Category: Equal Rights Religion

LGBT Discrimination

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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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

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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

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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

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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

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