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Buried Seeds: Bishop Gene Robinson reflection in Huffington Post’s #BlackLivesMatter series

The Right Reverend Gene Robinson, Bishop of New Hampshire, wrote “I Am Gay and I Am Black Lives Matter” for the Huffington Post’s interfaith #BlackLivesMatter series, reflecting on his visit to Ferguson, Missouri to pay respect to Michael Brown, killed by a police officer in August 2014, sparking widespread activism.

Walking up to the makeshift memorial, set up along the center line of the quiet street, I knew that I was on holy ground. Teddy bears, wilted flowers and notes on […]

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Americans trending more liberal on questions of moral acceptability

Americans are moving left on the liberal/conservative spectrum when it comes to moral questions, by sizable growth in percentage points between 2001 and 2015, according to a Gallup poll announced yesterday.

Gay and lesbian relations showed the largest increase in Americans seeing them as morally acceptable, a jump of 23 percentage points from 40 percent in 2001 to 63 percent in 2015. The next highest jumps were in response to having a child out of wedlock (61 percent of Americans now […]

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Boy Scouts lift ban on gay scouts

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The Boy Scouts of America, meeting in Grapevine TX passed a resolution 61%-38% to remove its ban on openly gay scouts that has been in place during the organization’s 103-year history. Gay leaders are still

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