Tyler Clementi Foundation Announces “Million Upstander Movement”

Bold plan is part of “Vision 2020,” a campaign and fundraising effort to significantly expand the impact of the foundation’s work to end all forms of bullying FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 1, 2018 CONTACT: Meredith MacKenzie, West End Strategy Team, MMacKenzie@westendstrategy.com, (202) 776-7700 NEW YORK — At its recent Upstander Legacy Celebration, The Tyler Clementi Foundation announced

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Watch this very moving film at the petition “Being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender is not a sin!”

I believe the time has come to end the harmful teachings by some religious denominations that being gay (LGBT) is a sin, or whatever words they use to demean, call evil, and cause enormous pain to LGBT people, especially our youth. More and more people are changing their minds….from evangelicals to Presbyterians to Catholics to

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Julian Bond will be missed as a leader in LGBT Civil Rights Movement

“Marriage is a civil ceremony that apportions some rights and responsibilities to both parties. I ought not be denied that simply because of someone else’s religious bigotry. If for some reason you don’t want me to marry in your church, that’s okay, it’s your church. But don’t bring your religious bigotry into city hall.” Julian

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N.C. ‘Christian leader’ compares LGBT individuals to excrement

Welcome to the “Christian” group lobbying for N.C.’s bigotry-filled RFRA measure Tuesday, April 6, 2015 Faith In America News Release In a 2008 article posted at the socially conservative web site, RenewAmerica, Rev. Mark Creech said that putting gay civil rights on the same plane as religious liberty would be like giving fecal matter the same importance as

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When misguided religious teaching gives way to truth

Monday, April 25, 2015 By BRENT CHILDERS Faith In America executive director As the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to hear marriage equality arguments today, we’d like to look beyond today’s formality hearing to that day when the majority of the court decides the matter. For all of our supporters who have been with the

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Supreme Court justices must not fear ending debate and closing minds

…to prejudice, misunderstanding and fear. Tuesday, April 26, 2015 By BRENT CHILDERS Faith In America executive director Listening to the U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments today for marriage equality, it is worth noting that attorney Mary Bonauto began her comments by talking about a stain of unworthiness that is placed on gay people by state

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News Release

March 31, 2015 Heritage Foundation says American Muslims should be free to discriminate based on Islamic teaching Heritage needs history lesson: America doesn’t sanction religion-based bigotry  Faith In America, a nonprofit organization working to end religion-derived derogation toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, is demanding the Heritage Foundation explain its position that Muslim business

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Schools should never sanction or embrace religion-derived derogation toward minorities

Faith In America hopes members of the Catawba County School Board attended one of the performances of “Almost Maine” that was presented Thursday through Saturday at the Salt Block Theater in Hickory, N.C. The school board should also make a public statement about the school system’s support for inclusion and diversity as worthwhile educational objectives.

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Educational institutions must not sanction hostility toward minorities

Immediate Release January 17, 2015 Duke University and Maiden High School have bowed to different forms of bigotry Faith In America today expresses its deep disappointment in Duke University’s decision not to allow a Muslim prayer to be broadcast from its campus tower and stands with students who would like the prayer call broadcast weekly

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Christian counselors acknowledge harm from anti-gay religious teaching

AACC must make further revisions Faith In America today praised the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) for acknowledging in its new 2014 Code of Ethics that religious belief can be harmful to gay and lesbian individuals and for eliminating the promotion of reparative therapy. However, the gay youth advocacy group is requesting the 50,000-member

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