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How The Catholic Church Came To Oppose Birth Control
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Despite the changes in the church’s attitudes about sex, the prohibitions of “Humanae Vitae” remain.
How This Woman Overcame The Psychological Toll Of Being In India's Untouchable Caste
Sujatha Gidla was born into India's lowest social caste, the untouchables. Despite moving to the U.S., the psychological toll of being untouchable left her feeling inferior for years.
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White Evangelicals Will Never Make America Great Again
Evangelicals and Trump use the Bible to oppress others and call it "greatness."
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What Religion Really Says About Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination
Rachel S. Mikva
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Religion is often hijacked to spread hate, but our faiths teach liberating messages about gender and sexuality.
Rallying Against SCOTUS Travel Ban
Demonstrators from religious and civil rights organizations have gathered to decry the supreme court’s decision to uphold President Trump’s travel ban.
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How Islamophobia Is Entering The Law And Becoming Increasingly Acceptable In America
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An unsettling tolerance of Islamophobic views is noticeable in other realms as well.
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Under God's Wings They Find Refuge; In The 2nd Amendment They Find Strength
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A small town grieves after the deadliest church shooting in U.S. history.
This Trans Woman Left Her Hasidic Community To Fully Embrace Her True Self
Growing up Hasidic, Abby Stein struggled to reconcile her gender identity and her spiritual identity.
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Most Americans Oppose Businesses Refusing To Serve LGBTQ People, Poll Finds
By Andrew Chung, Lawrence Hurley, Reuters
The poll was issued on the same day as the Supreme Court's Masterpiece Cakeshop ruling.
Why This Muslim Woman Embraced Tattoos Despite Her Family's Disapproval
Shanzey Afzal's conservative Muslim family didn't approve of tattoos, but she embraced her love for them anyway. She now owns her own women-only studio called Ink Minx.
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Stop Judging What You Don’t Understand
Halima Aden is only 20 years old, but she’s already on the covers of magazines as an international model. She was born in Kenya in a refugee camp, to escape the conflict in Somalia
This California Church Is Hosting A Beyoncé Mass
San Francisco's Grace Cathedral is using Beyoncé's music to highlight black female spirituality.
These Converts Get Candid on Finding Their Religions
Two converts offer their perspectives on their spiritual upbringing and how it empowered them to embrace a new faith. They speak openly about how they found their new religions and what their decisions meant for their families. (Supported by Netflix)
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Chilling Study Sums Up Link Between Religion And Suicide For Queer Youth
“Religious groups who stigmatize LGBT people should be aware of the potential damage they can do."
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Oregon Man Refuses To Pay Taxes Based On Religious Beliefs About Abortion
“A woman has the right to choose, but apparently, the prosecutor feels I do not,” Michael Bowman told the court.
Here's What One Of America's Most Isolated Communities Can Teach Us About Getting Along
You've probably never heard of the Hutterites. But their way of life could change yours.
What It's Like To Watch A Viral Video Of Vandals At Your Mosque
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“That was our second home. Watching that video was like seeing my childhood home being stabbed over and over again.”
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Law Student Asked To Leave Bar For Wearing Turban: 'It Broke My Heart'
By Cindy Arboleda, Yahoo Lifestyle
A law student was told to remove his turban at a bar by staff claiming the establishment has a “no headwear policy.” Amrik
Evangelical Pastor On Trump’s Sex Scandal
Trump-supporting Evangelical pastor Robert Jeffress seems unbothered by the president's alleged Stormy Daniels affair.
Church Invites Couples To Bring AR-15s to “Blessing Ceremony”
A Pennsylvania church invited couples to bring their AR-15 guns to a “blessing ceremony,” inviting criticism from community members and gun control activists.
27 Catholic Problems That Are Hilariously Relatable
"You know you're Catholic when you genuflect before you go into a row at a movie theater."
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Evangelical Leaders Say 'Pro-Life Ethic' Means Fighting For Gun Reform
Some Christian leaders are arguing that they can't fight for the "sanctity of life" without also pushing for stricter gun laws.
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These Religious Leaders Are Fed Up With GOP’s Thoughts And Prayers
"As a faith leader my job is thoughts and prayers. It would be great if policy makers could do theirs."
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Gay Mormon Who Became Famous For Mixed-Orientation Marriage Is Divorcing His Wife
Mormon blogger Josh Weed has apologized for how his story was "used to bully others."
Pope Francis Condemns Spread Of Fake News As Evil
The pope released the message on the Catholic feast day for journalists.
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Public School Ends Bible Giveaway Tradition After Humanists File Complaint
“Anyone ... can see that the purpose of this is to promote Christianity," said a lawyer for the legal branch of the American Humanist Association.
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