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Same-Gender Marriage Enters the Twilight Zone

Byron Williams | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Byron Williams

Imagine, if you will, that you've been transported to the future. It is the 50th anniversary of the legalization of same-gender marriage in all 50 states. We look in on a high-school history class discussing this significant milestone. The teacher just asked the class to discuss some of the arguments opposing same-gender marriage.

Separate Church From State and Guarantee Religious Liberty

Tom Carpenter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Tom Carpenter

Does anyone really think hard line conservative faith groups, and their influential religious leaders, would embrace such common sense steps, and willingly give up their power and authority to sanction civil marriage?

Southern Baptist Leader Attacks Fellow Christians

Tom Carpenter | Posted 11.24.2013 | Religion
Tom Carpenter

This "crisis in the chaplaincy" is a self-inflicted wound caused by those who want special rights for service members and chaplains who share their particular conservative religious beliefs.

Falling Rocks: 33 Years and Finally IRS Justice for Gay Couples

Elizabeth Birch | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Elizabeth Birch

For decades, LGBT employees have had to bear major tax burdens with none of the benefits. We have carried large tax rocks on our backs for our entire tax-paying lives. Yesterday those boulders and rocks cracked in two and fell into the abyss of history.

Freedom To Marry: The Moral And Spiritual Arc Of Inclusion?

Robert V. Taylor | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Robert V. Taylor

The radiant promise of freedom and human rights that drew me to the United States in 1980 will become brighter when the voters of Washington affirm that freedom includes the freedom to marry. It will be a celebration of the moral and spiritual arc that always bends toward inclusion!

Foundry UMC's Fight Is Our Fight

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 06.06.2012 | DC
Peter D. Rosenstein

The fight for full civil and human rights for the LGBT community continues in our city, the nation and around the world. It is gratifying that some churches are working to not only recognize the LGBT community but to embrace us fully.

Major Setback to Campaign to Restore California Marriage Equality in 2010

Chris Prevatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Prevatt

The departure of Courage Campaign from the 2010 campaign removes a significant amount of volunteer resources from the signature gathering efforts to place an initiative on the ballot next November.