LGBT Rights

Marriage Equality for the LGBT People
Community
Gay Marriage
LGBT Rights

Standing Up for LGBT Rights and Marriage Equality

For LGBT People, the deeply embedded social, cultural, spiritual, and legal meanings of civil marriage imbue their love with a sense of legitimacy that had eluded them previously. Full marriage equality becomes a pardon from the purgatory of having a relationship that is eternally deemed either pre-marital or extra-marital. And it also connotes no longer […]

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LGBT Discrimination
LGBT Rights

LGBT Community and Discrimination

When one hears the words “LGBT” and “Homosexuality” it often conjures up a mental picture of individuals fighting for their rights, which were unjustly recinded or even the social emergence of homosexual culture in the world in the1980s and the breakthrough of AIDS. However, many people have no idea that the annals of LGBT people […]

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Religion and LGBT people
LGBT Rights
Religion

The role of women in the fight for the rights of LGBT people

As LGBTI people of faith, we share much in common. We live multiple identities that many think simply do not go together. And as such, we can be bridges of communication between seemingly conflicting worlds. The intersection of our identities can serve to facilitate inter-religious dialogue around LGBTI issues, but also beyond them, to the […]

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High School Homophobia
LGBT Rights

Gay bullying in high school

LBGT Students Are Not Safe at School My name is Charles Johnson and I’m from New Orleans, Louisiana. And I was a freshman in senior high school and I was happy, because I used to be lucky enough to be seated with a couple of top classmen young ladies. And there were three of us […]

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Same-sex marriage
Gay Marriage
LGBT Rights
Opinion

LGBT marriage illustrates how Canada got it right on rights

In the run up to Canada’s 150th birthday party, it was fashionable to say that Canadians had absolutely nothing to celebrate. That the country was founded on only the subjugation of its Indigenous people and the ongoing oppression of minority people. While it’s important to recognize the significant gaps inside our struggle for equality, that […]

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