Tag Archives: Religious Freedom

A Gay Dad Sounds Off on the Homophobic Pediatrician and Florist Who Attempted to Humiliate LGBT Families

A popular insurance company pays a great deal of advertising money to let everyone know that they are in fact “our good neighbors.” They populate commercial after commercial with cheery, miraculously at-your-service agents who care about their clients above all … Continue reading

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A Gay Dad’s Requiem for Leelah, the Matthew Shepard of Our Time

I will never forget the stunning image of Matthew Shepard’s hate crime. A young beautiful human was beaten, tortured and left for dead in an unthinkable violation. It shocked me when I saw the images, and I was not alone. … Continue reading

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A Religion Education Teacher Sounds Off : Stop Using the Book of Romans in the Bible to Gay Bash!

  This is a guest blog by Joni Bosch, religious education teacher, and longtime LGBT ally.   I first “met” Rob Watson on Beliefnet.  We are the same age and, at that time, both married.  We were at very different … Continue reading

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Dear Christian Bakers

For the record….

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A Gay Dad Sounds Off on the Gutless Who Mask Bigotry as “Religious Freedom”

A wedding is one of the most popular and revered fixtures of modern culture. Children, particularly girls, are led to romanticize it. Television shows build whole ratings-grabbing boosts around their fictional renditions of it. Weddings are loved, they are hated, … Continue reading

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