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  • Blog
    Tue, 12 Jan 2016
    ArticleRemembering David Bowie

    And these children that you spit on As they try to change their worlds Are immune to your consultations They're quite aware of what they're going through             — David Bowie, “Changes” David Bowie died this week. He was always a hero of mine. I... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 11 Jan 2016
    ArticleVoices Like Dr. King’s

    There is probably not a person on this earth who has not heard Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech. Having learned about him in school from a young age, his words are familiar to me, and I have always held him in high regard for his role as a leader in the Civil Rights Movement, advocating for... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 11 Jan 2016
    ArticleA Christian Father’s Plea To Dads Of LGBTQ Kids

    Five years ago, my daughter came out. I love her. Nothing will ever change that. Nothing. I stand with her. I defend her. I believe in her. I protect her. And my life’s work is now to advocate for her and for all those in the LGBTQ community. Maybe you have a gay son, or a lesbian daughter, or a bisexual, transgender or... more...

  • Blog
    Fri, 8 Jan 2016
    ArticleOn Diversity

    When you picture a veteran, what do they look like? Do they look like this gentleman, who happens to pop up first when you type “veteran” into a google image search?     What about this image, depicting a Vietnam veteran embracing a young marine?     Or does he look more like this... more...

  • Blog
    Sun, 20 Dec 2015
    ArticleYou Are Islamaphobe

    Most thoughtful people recognize that the world is a complicated place. And most also understand that serious and stubborn problems are complex and not easy to solve. One of the most frightening and stubborn problems we face today is the terrible violence and suffering that we observe in the Middle East and North Africa, and which is... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 8 Dec 2015
    ArticleStop.

    There are moments in time when each of us must say something. This is such a moment. Intersections is an organization whose mandate is to bring people together across lines of difference in search of justice, reconciliation and peace. Heinous commentary currently making the rounds in the Republican Presidential primary, as espoused by... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 8 Dec 2015
    ArticleChristmas Trees and Menorahs

    My younger son, Elijah, was baptized last Saturday, on his second birthday. If you are familiar with Catholic guilt, you might imagine relatives wondering, what took so long? Catholic children are often baptized within the first few months of life, and I waited two years. I had always intended to do it, but it was my wife, who is Jewish,... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 8 Dec 2015
    ArticleLooking Ahead: What's Next For Our Work

    In the coming year, we expect to see more than 100 anti-LGBTQ religious refusal laws proposed across the country. These laws come in many forms, but they all have the same goal—to use religion as an excuse to discriminate against and harm others. The good news is we're a community committed to opposing such harmful... more...

  • Blog
    Thu, 3 Dec 2015
    ArticleWhat does it mean to serve?

    My husband and I spent three years stationed at Fort Polk. If you’ve ever been to Fort Polk you’ll understand why we traveled, far away, as often as possible. Weekends and vacations brought us to New Orleans, Houston, Austin, and home to New York. On these breaks we eagerly slipped back into the normal life our peers lived,... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 23 Nov 2015
    ArticleUniform Justice - What Does Our Youth Think?

    At the end of the performance, a familiar-looking boy tapped my shoulder as I was packing props into a suitcase. I would guess he was about nine years old. “This one was even better than the one at PCCC,” he said to me. I was trying so hard to remember where I knew him from that his statement didn’t register at first.... more...

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