December 15, 2013

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Mandela's LGBTQ Advocacy Often Falls On Deaf Ears

Filed by Rev Irene Monroe | December 15, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

As President Obama stated in his eulogy to Madiba, "We will never see the likes of Nelson Mandela again." But it's clear that we all need another Mandela to help us evolve.Read More

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The Maddening Media Messages

Filed by Kate Clinton | December 15, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

As the great poet Muriel Rukeyser said, "Pay attention to what they tell you to forget."Read More

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Is It Time To Ditch Santa Claus? [Open Thread]

Filed by John M. Becker | December 15, 2013 | 1:45 PM | comments

What message does it send to the children whose families can't afford to put presents from Santa under the Christmas tree? That Santa was too busy to bring the food and clothing that their family needs?Read More

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Exploring Desire: Communication [How's That Work]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | December 15, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

Before you can start figuring out how to talk to a partner(s) about your desires, first you need to establish if that's a conversation you are willing to have. Read More


IN Bishops Stay Neutral on Marriage Amendment

Filed by Bil Browning | December 15, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Indiana's five Catholic Bishops issued a statement last week that takes a neutral approach to the proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage and civil unions.Read More