Betty Greene Salwak

Betty Greene Salwak

At a Glance:

Betty Greene Salwak has been a Project Contributor since July 2009, has written 43 entries and currently lives in Indianapolis, IN.


Betty is a transplanted Floridian living in Indiana with her husband of over 30 years and their two young adult children. Early careers included Language Arts teacher and corporate sales trainer. As a Sunday School director for over a decade with a penchant for astronomy, Betty has managed to pick both the vocation and avocation that bring conversation to a complete halt. (“Look at the time!”) She is active as a Christian ally for the LGBT community, speaking out against the rhetoric of the Religious Right.

Betty Greene Salwak: Recently Filed

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The Next Step for a Christian Ally

Filed by Betty Greene Salwak | May 13, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Anti-gay sentiment that is promulgated by religious conservatives of all Abrahamic faiths does not, in fact, originate in the Bible/Koran/Torah. The roots go much deeper and further back to a cultural bias of misogyny.Read More


Transmen Exchange Vows in Illinois

Filed by Betty Greene Salwak | July 27, 2012 | 3:00 PM | comments

Last month I had the great pleasure of attending the wedding of someone I had known since he was little. This wedding was probably a once-in-a-lifetime event for me. It was the exchange of vows between two transmen. Read More

Presbyterian Church Approves Ordination Amendment for Gay Clergy

Filed by Betty Greene Salwak | May 11, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

After 33 years of proposals, voting, and defeat, on May 10 the PCUSA approved Ordination Amendment 10-A, which allows individual churches and presbyteries to ordain gay clergy and lay leaders if they so choose. Passed by a simple majority of...Read More

Lobbying Against Indiana's Marriage Discrimination Amendment: Newbie Report

Filed by Betty Greene Salwak | March 23, 2011 | 8:30 AM | comments

A couple of weeks ago I attended a lobbying workshop presented by Indiana Equality Action, in which we learned how to address our legislators on the upcoming vote to embed marriage discrimination in the Indiana constitution. On Tuesday I drove...Read More


This Week On PostSecret: It Gets Better

Filed by Betty Greene Salwak | February 21, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

From this week's entry at PostSecret:...Read More