Betty Greene Salwak
At a Glance:Betty Greene Salwak has been a Project Contributor since July 2009, has written 44 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
My brother David was six years older than I. He moved out with our dad when I was nine and I saw him only sporadically thereafter. Read More
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
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
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
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