Catholic & LGBT

This week I continue looking at religion and LGBT issues, today focusing on the Catholic community. Of all the religions, the Catholic Church has perhaps been the most impacted by debate and controversy around homosexuality. In addition to its basic religious tenets concerning LGBT issues, there's also the ongoing scandal concerning sexual abuse of minors … Continue reading Catholic & LGBT

Jewish & LGBT

This week I continue looking at religion and LGBT issues, today focusing on the Jewish community. Jewish Voices for LGBT Rights https://youtu.be/sZtbe2FLWYY The Hidden Struggle of Queer Jewish Youth https://youtu.be/-NsfMpvUZ1g Jewish LGBTI Youth This video uses the initials LGBTI where the "I" may be unfamiliar. It stands for Intersex, which encompasses people that fall outside … Continue reading Jewish & LGBT

Life After Westboro

This week I continue a special series looking at religion and LGBT issues. Last week I looked in depth at Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas, widely known for its singular focus on homosexuality — "God Hates Fags" — and its practice of picketing funerals across the country. The church, designated as a hate group … Continue reading Life After Westboro

Dr. Fauci at Harvard University Forum

◼︎PANDEMIC On Wednesday afternoon this week I watched a Pubic Forum at Harvard University broadcast by CNN, "When Public Health Means Business." Dr. Anthony Fauci was the principal speaker and it turned out to be one of the best and most comprehensive presentations I've heard from him. So often on TV, interviews are rushed for … Continue reading Dr. Fauci at Harvard University Forum

God Hates Fags

This week is Part 2 a special series looking at religion and LGBT issues. I began last week with two short films. In the United States, possibly the most vicious opponent of LGBT rights on religious grounds is Westboro Baptist Church based in Topeka, Kansas. This small but infamous church carries the "Baptist" name but … Continue reading God Hates Fags