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Letters to the Editor

Editor: I just wanted to thank you for having this Web site. I was raised in a Christian house and struggled with my faith as a gay person and was rejected by my church and family right out of high school. I was very bitter

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APA Rejects “Ex-Gay” Therapy

First, the good news – the American Psychological Association has repudiated so-called “ex-gay” therapies that purport to change gay people into straight people. “Contrary to claims of sexual orientation change advocates and practitioners, there is insufficient evidence to support the use of psychological interventions to

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Whosoever Wins 2009 Pride Choice Award

Whosoever has won a 2009 Pride Choice Award for the best LGBT non-profit in the Southeast region! We’re thrilled to have this award and hope that you will visit the Great Nonprofits Web site and check out all the award winners. Whosoever, founded in 1996

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Letters to the Editor

Editor: I an interested in successfully completing the 7 day mental diet (A New Diet for a New Year, by Candace Chellew), as outlined by Emmet Fox. I have had a couple of unsuccessful attempts and have walked away feeling frustrated at not being able

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Primer on Marriage Equality

Are you looking for the right words to say to refute the ridiculous arguments being made against marriage equality? Here are some talking points from the ACLU. Rev. Candace ChellewWhosoever founder and Editor Emeritus Rev. Candace Chellew earned her Masters of Theological studies at the

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CA Prop 8 Ruling – Some Comments

More Light Presbyterians: It is incredulous that legal, equal and civil rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons and their families were not protected by either the Court or the electorate in a state within a country that is committed to life, liberty and

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All But Marriage in Washington State

Washington state Governor Chris Gregoire has signed a law expanding rights to gay and lesbian domestic partners. Surrounded by about 300 people — most of them gay and lesbian couples and their children — Gov. Chris Gregoire on Monday signed legislation giving registered same-sex domestic

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Friday News Roundup

– New Hampshire is set to become the sixth state to enact marriage equality. Governor says he’ll sign a bill with extra religious protections: Gov. John Lynch said Thursday he will sign a bill to make his state the sixth to legalize gay marriage as

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NY Inches Closer to Marriage Equality

The New York Assembly passed a gay marriage bill today on a vote of 89 – 52. Four weeks after Governor Paterson announced plans to introduce a gay marriage bill in New York, it passed its first vote today. Since that day, when the governor

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Maine Makes it Five!

The Great State of Maine has become the fifth state to recognize marriage equality for gays and lesbians! Gov. Jim Baldacci signed the legislation into law today: “I have come to believe that this is a question of fairness and of equal protection under the