Category Archives: Pride

Psalm 35:1-3, Psalm 43

Psalm 35:1-3 (NKJV) “Plead my cause, O Lord, with those who strive with me; fight against those who fight against me. Take hold of shield and buckler, and stand up for my help. Also draw out the spear, and stop … Continue reading

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First Transgender Mass in Cuba

First Transgender Mass in Cuba From Reuters news media, a story about a transgender priest conducting her first Mass in Communist Cuba.   By Sarah Marsh and Anett Rios | MATANZAS, Cuba MATANZAS, Cuba For decades belonging to a religion … Continue reading

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Stances of Faith on LGBTQ Issues in Islam

— From the Human Rights Council webpage. http://www.hrc.org/resources/stances-of-faiths-on-lgbt-issues-islam Background With over a billion followers, Islam is the second largest religion in the world, and noted for its diversity of culture and ethnicity. Founded by the prophet Muhammad (peace be upon … Continue reading

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Longing, Brokenness, Response, and Hope

We are longing for social justice and equal status among our fellow men and women. We are longing for respect as human beings. We are longing for equal place in society. We are longing for safe spaces without fear or … Continue reading

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LGBT Lenten Stories

Human Rights Council — LGBT Lenten Stories This year for the season of Lent, HRC Foundation launched a campaign with the goal of telling the stories of LGBTQ people of faith. The Lenten season marks the days that lead up … Continue reading

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With the Lord, I Fear Nothing

Now more than ever in the United States, members of the LGBTQ community have reasons to fear and be concerned about their present situations and their future. The right to affordable, accessible healthcare is threatened. The right to housing, equal … Continue reading

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Transgender Awareness is Not Enough

Believe Out Loud — “Transgender Awareness is Not Enough” I came across this article as I was breezing through Facebook today, being mindful that this month is Transgender Awareness Month and November 20th is Transgender Day of Remembrance. This is … Continue reading

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