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Curtis Lipscomb is a born, raised and cultivated resident of Detroit.  He has been involved with numerous non-profit organizations for over twenty years, particularly organizations advocating for the lesbian, gay bi-attractional and transgender (LGBT) community.  He graduated from Cass Technical High School in Detroit and received a BFA from Parsons The New School of Design in New York. Lipscomb is the executive director founder of LGBT Detroit; co-founder of Hotter Than July, Detroit's LGBT social justice rally; winner of the 2012 Black Male Engagement (BMe) Challenge, co-planner of the 2012 National White House Conference of LGBT Housing and Homelessness at Wayne State University; organizer of the 2013 United States Small Business Administration & National Black Justice Coalition's Economic Empowerment Tour, and organizational winner of the 2014 Equality Michigan Catalyst Award.  Lastly, he operates the program Forever Faithful Project to build welcoming congregations.

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Feb 08, 2016

Within my Christian upbringing, I attempt at being a spiritual person. I believe that our spirituality and faith is a source of strength and hope. Unfortunately, I have seen religion too oftentimes be a firmly held set of rituals beholden to a literal and legalistic interpretation.

Historically and currently, religion is a source of spiritual violence.

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