Tag Archives: religion

A Program on Ex-Gay Ministries

Tonight on OWN (Oprah Winfry Network) Lisa Ling is doing a followup on the Ex-Gay Ministries. Ex-Gay survivors confront the leader Alan Chambers about how his ministry is impacting Gays. Chambers himself has admitted that it hurts gays, and has … Continue reading

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Thank You for Changing My Life

by Ono Kono Two decades ago, I was unaware of the struggle of LGBT people. Back then, I was a busy working Mom, juggling career and family. I cared about others, but I was asleep when it came to their … Continue reading

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Christian Bigotry Kills

by Ono Kono Did the title make you wince? I know they are loaded words; however, truth can shine a spotlight on ugliness. Although I don’t believe all Christians are bigots, the words and deeds of many of us are … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Judgment Call?

Not long ago I was watching the movie “The Help” about a white woman in the 1960s, who took it upon herself to write a book full of horrendous stories told to her by black women. I am old enough … Continue reading

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