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Blog Apr, 05, 2016
Two Catholic Governors and Two Bishops Oppose LGBT Discrimination

With North Carolina’s passage of a “license to discriminate” law that now jeopardizes LGBT communities’ civil rights in the states, new attention is being afforded to similar legislation across the U.S. 

Blog Dec, 08, 2015
Ireland Passes Bill To Protect LGBT Church Workers From Discrimination

Ireland’s lawmakers ended the country’s “Year of Equality” by passing a bill that will ban discrimination by religious institutions against LGBT employees. Gay Star News explained this latest development:

News Nov, 04, 2015
Continuing The Work After Houston's Fallen HERO

Our work toward justice continues.

Yesterday, Houston voters rejected Houston’s Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO), an ordinance that would have protected the rights of 15 different categories of people.

Blog Apr, 24, 2015
I Was Fired From My Job Because I'm Gay

On March 18, I was fired for the first time in my life, and it had nothing to do with my job performance.

Blog Jan, 27, 2015
Christians Care About Ending Discrimination

As the Faith Organizer for Equality Pennsylvania, I work with about 600 diverse clergy and over 1000 people of faith across the state of Pennsylvania who are working for equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.

Blog Oct, 29, 2014
Michigan Pastor Opposes Discrimination Against LGBT People

I know a fair amount about religion and discrimination. And I know they shouldn’t mix.

I’m supporting updating Michigan’s landmark Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act to include protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals—because discrimination is wrong, and religious beliefs shouldn’t foster discrimination.

Blog Sep, 18, 2014
How One Pastor Moved From Silence To Advocacy For LGBT Equality

"The things which are most important don’t always scream the loudest." Bob Hawke

Religious voices that use holy scripture to demean our neighbors will not continue to be the loudest voices in our city. Chattanooga will know that all persons of faith are not like that.

News Sep, 10, 2014
Help Us End Discrimination Against LGBTQ People In Ohio

This month, Believe Out Loud will join with people of faith from across the state of Ohio to help end discrimination against LGBTQ people! Register today to join us in Akron, Ohio, from September 26 - September 28 for a leadership training for people of faith working to end discrimi

Blog Aug, 29, 2014
Christian Parents Reject Their Gay Son: What Can We Do?

A video making its way through the internet depicts one of the worst coming out experiences one can have.

In it, we hear a mother start with "I love you," and move quickly to kicking her son out of her home, then to attacking and beating him.

Blog Aug, 06, 2014
Protecting LGBTQ Equality In Chattanooga: Your Vote Matters

Imagine with me, if you will, being on a romantic date. Everything is perfect—the food, the conversation, even the ambiance. It’s an amazing evening.