Posts by Ross Murray, Director of Programs, Global and US South

Leading Catholic Theologian (and Colbert Report Chaplain) Supports #SpiritDay

James J. Martin, a leading Catholic theologian and Culture Editor of the Jesuit magazine America, has tweeted his support for Spirit Day. Millions of Americans will be wearing purple on October 19 to speak out against bullying and to show their support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth.

The New York Times Profiles Young Gay Christian and Work to End Homophobia

The front page of the Sunday Style section of the New York Times features 22-year old biblical scholar Matthew Vines. Matthew, who’s YouTube video explaining the biblical case for LGBT equality, spoke at a GLAAD sponsored event, “Being Gay is Not a Sin: A Conversation with Matthew Vines” at Marble Collegiate Church in New York City. The event, and subsequent interview, detail Matthew’s coming out, rejection by his own congregation, and the video he created that has been viewed 350,000 times, are all included in the profile.

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Linda Harvey's New Project: Opposing Bullying by Bullying LGBT Youth

Usually, people opposed to bullying refrain from engaging in it, but not Linda Harvey. Recently, the known anti-LGBT crusader launched a youth-oriented anti-bullying flier. Only instead of filling it with information to encourage youth to be more accepting of diversity, she explains all the ways in which being LGBT is wrong and bad.

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