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  • Blog
    Mon, 23 Feb 2015
    ArticleOut in Front: Producing Art that Matters

      Over the past several months I have been engaged in a bi-weekly podcast focusing on art and its place in social/ cultural change. My last three conversations have been with three passionate articulate producers of film and theatre. Lucy De Rosa, Chelsea Frei and Caroline von Kuhn are each dedicated producing art that makes a... more...

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    Mon, 23 Feb 2015
    ArticleLGBT Catholic Pilgrims Get VIP Seats At Papal...

    In what is surely the most official welcome from Church officials that New Ways Ministry has received in its 38-year history, and one of the warmest welcomes the LGBT community has received, a pilgrimage group of 48 LGBT Catholics and supporters led by our co-founder, Sister Jeannine Gramick, SL, received VIP seating at the papal... more...

  • Blog
    Wed, 18 Feb 2015
    Article“Ye Olde Black History Month”

    As another Black History Month comes to pass, one has to wonder whether or not it’s a holiday that we still need to celebrate. And if we do need it… Do we want it? It’s amazing how times change; beginning with the honorable origins of a liberation celebration to some African-Americans not wanting the holiday at all.... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 10 Feb 2015
    ArticleValentine’s Day and The Actual Dance

    Though it is a relatively minor holiday, seeing Valentine’s Day circled on my calendar serves as a reminder of valuable thoughts to share. This month also marked the end of my friend and colleague Sam Simon’s winter performance schedule of The Actual Dance, the very personal, autobiographical account of his physical,... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 9 Feb 2015
    ArticleComing Out! From The Closet To The White House

    “…Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by. And that has made all the difference.” Robert Frost For over 30 years of going to my workplace and being fearful that my sexual orientation would be found out; I never dreamed I would be standing in the Oval Office with the President... more...

  • Blog
    Thu, 5 Feb 2015
    ArticleOne Year and A Bit with There’s Something About...

    It has been a little over 20 months since the TE’A Company gathered in a townhouse on the upper west side to learn and practice the Insight approach to conflict transformation. Since then, the company has continued to deepen their knowledge of Lonergan’s Insight theory, as well as practice the Insight approach by having... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 3 Feb 2015
    ArticleJames Armistead went from slave, to spy, to...

    Rebecca’s note:  African Americans played a critical role in The Revolutionary War and helped change the course of world history. One such man was James Armistead, America’s first double-agent. Join me in learning more about his extraordinary contributions through author Karen Holt’s reflection on this unsung... more...

  • Blog
    Wed, 28 Jan 2015
    ArticleSexuality & Faith: A New Course for Religious...

    The intersection of faith and sexuality is one that is often traveled with misconceptions and anxiety because the Church has mostly failed to offer thoughtful, helpful information and education. The Church has been more of a hindrance than a help when it comes to affirmation of our creation as God’s children of flesh and spirit.... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 26 Jan 2015
    ArticleImportant Milestone for There’s Something About...

    TE’A reached an important milestone this week in its creation of There’s Something About America. This past Saturday the Company came together for an Insight Design Lab (IDL), as we have eight times before. Until now, our IDLs have focused on learning the Insight approach to conflict transformation and exploring theatrical... more...

  • Blog
    Wed, 21 Jan 2015
    ArticleThe Word of the Lord Was Rare in Those Days

    During the period of the Judges in Israel’s history, Israelite tribes formed a loose confederation. No central government existed and the people were led by ad hoc chieftains known as Judges. According to the Hebrew Scripture, it was a time when “the word of God was rare in those days.” (1 Samuel 3:1) I am reminded... more...

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