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Would Martin Luther King have supported same-sex marriage equality?

January 15th, 2016|

Martin Luther King Day reminds me how Alabama has always been a troubling state when it comes to upholding the […]

Well-known theologian to speaks at MLK luncheon

January 8th, 2016|

Two religious communities come together in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

BROCKTON, MASS – Messiah Baptist Church opened its doors […]

Commemoration of Dr. MLK’s Legacy, Rev. Irene Monroe | Allegheny College

January 8th, 2016|

Start: January 24, 2016 11:00 am
End: January 24, 2016 12:00 pm
Venue: Ford Chapel

Commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Legacy, with […]

Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays?

December 23rd, 2015|

The war on Christmas is not going away any time soon.

With Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice, and Christmas all celebrated this […]

Too many homes would rather have no child than a queer child this Christmas

December 18th, 2015|

I truly believe if Americans – Christians and non-Christians, alike – stayed focused on the message of this holiday season, […]

World AIDS Day Highlights A Growing Health Crisis At Home

December 1st, 2015|

December 1 is World AIDS Day!

In 2012, the United Nations stated that it’s possible to eradicate the disease by 2015 […]

The refugees who came for Thanksgiving

November 25th, 2015|

As I prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, I am reminded of the autumnal harvest time’s spiritual significance. As a time […]

Same-Sex Domestic Violence Remains on the Down Low

October 9th, 2015|

Every Monday morning Alex (name changed for anonymity) and I met for breakfast at our favorite dive in Boston’s Harvard […]

Pope Francis’s Warm And Welcoming Mixed Messages

October 8th, 2015|

We clearly see the geopolitics of a soft church bureaucrat evangelizing to today’s shrinking American Catholic Church—an institution that is […]

The Latest Tragedy for Black Gays in New Orleans

September 3rd, 2015|

It has been over a decade now since Hurricane Katrina barreled through New Orleans. Today, much of the Big Easy […]