Can You Trust Your Neighbors?

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By Lisa Keating Recently, I joined a book club called Beyond the Pages started by one of my friends and mentors, Destiny DeHaven. The first book we are reading is “Daring Greatly” by Brene Brown (www.brenebrown.com). I have been on a journey for three years exploring trust and vulnerability personally, as parent and practice applying […]

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Video: Two Moms and Their Twins “Who Makes Dinner?”

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By Brandy Black We introduce the twins in our ongoing video series “The Next Living Room” where we discuss all topics of parenting.  Today we discuss who in the house makes dinner. The twins have it all wrong. If you missed any of the other videos, here are a few highlights: Lesbian moms insist on […]

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Nine New LGBT Documentaries Awarded Support from Arcus Foundation Fund

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Wednesday the Arcus Foundation announced a lineup of nine lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender-themed documentary films that are to receive support from the newly established Arcus Foundation Fund at Sundance Institute. Established in 2013, the Arcus Foundation Fund provides direct grants to support independent, high potential documentary film projects focused on LGBT issues. The grants are given […]

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Hobby Lobby: I Object!

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By Shannon Ralph   There have been many articles written about the recent Supreme Court ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby. Most have scoffed at the premise that one person’s religion trumps another person’s healthcare decisions. Several have justifiably lamented the ridiculousness of a company—a non-human entity—having its “religious liberties” threatened. Some have warned of […]

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Statement Declares Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill is Not Homophobic

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By Amber Leventry Months after Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, signed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, Uganda’s government has recently stated that the bill is not homophobic. The statement follows much international criticism and a loss of nearly $1.6 billion in aid. Museveni insists the law was simply put into place to reduce open displays of homosexuality. And […]

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Marriage Equality: Understanding What’s Happening

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It seems as if every day we read another story about marriage equality. In November 2012, marriage equality was passing on the ballots, in June 2013, the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was ruled unconstitutional. Almost immediately, there was a case in Ohio where a court ruled a dying man could put his husband’s […]

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