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Presbyterians latest church to affirm marriage equality

The Presbyterian Church (USA) has become the latest church to approved marriages for same-sex couples. The Presbyterian Church, USA now holds that marriage is between “two persons” rather than “a man and a woman.”

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Faith organizations share the spirit of #spiritday

Across social media, blogs, churches, mosques, synagogues, small groups, youth groups, and more, people are talking about how faith groups can take action to oppose bullying and stand in solidarity with LGBT youth for Spirit Day.

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Meet Alex McNeill, the trans advocate bringing equality to the Presbyterian Church

"One of the things I've found people respond to in my story is that doing the hard thing, even if you're nervous or scared, that living with authenticity and integrity is worth it in the long run. It's the way we can honor God, who created us."

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Presbyterian church to vote on marriage equality in upcoming meeting

At the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) meeting this June 14-21 in Detroit, commissioners will vote on a constitutional amendment that could allow for marriage equality within the denomination. In addition, the assembly will consider a resolution that would prevent Presbyterian ministers who officiate same-sex marriages from facing discipline.

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Sally Ride, remembered for achievements and education advocacy, to receive Medal of Freedom

President Obama will give the United States’ first woman in space, Sally Ride, who was also a lesbian, the highest award for which a civilian is eligible.

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Washington Post Op-Ed Gives Different Perspective on Sally Ride, Her Partner, and Her Family

When Sally Ride died just a few days ago, many in the public were surprised to learn that she had been in a 27-year relationship with another woman, Dr. Tam O’Shaughnessy.

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Faith Leaders Offer Praise for Prop 8 Ruling

In the wake of Tuesday’s Ninth Circuit Court decision affirming the ruling that Prop 8 was in violation of the federal constitution, a number of religious and faith groups issued statements in support of the decision.

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Christians Put the "Spirit" in Spirit Day

People of faith and communities of faith are getting into the spirit of Spirit Day. Many faith-based organizations have promoted Spirit Day commemorations for today, October 20, as well as into this weekend. The following is just a sampling of what Christians and Christian organizations are doing to mark Spirit Day.
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