“North Carolina ‘Religious Freedom’ Law Makes Some Reconsider Moving There”

Faith In America Founder and Board Chair Mitchell Gold was a guest on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday and discussed the recently passed anti-LGBT law in North Carolina, which restricts cities from passing nondiscrimination laws and prevents trans people from using bathrooms that match their gender identity. “I’m concerned about a 15- or 16-year-old kid. When I was

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“Does human rights campaign open letter impact business?”

Faith In America Founder and Board Chair Mitchell Gold was a guest on CNBC’s Closing Bell and discussed the recently passed anti-LGBT law in North Carolina, which restricts cities from passing nondiscrimination laws and prevents trans people from using bathrooms that match their gender identity. Watch the full interview here: Does human rights campaign open letter impact business?

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“I’m a transgender Christian in North Carolina. My faith should not stop at the bathroom door.”

Faith In America worked to place an Op-ed in the Washington Post by Adam Plant, about his experiences as a transgender Christian in North Carolina. “In my journey, the voices of support have been mixed with a few powerful voices of condemnation. Early on in my transition, a pastor told me that his heart was breaking

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“It Takes Faith to Challenge Religious Bigotry”

Faith In America Founder and Board Chair Mitchell Gold authored a guest post in The Advocate about religious-based bigotry in North Carolina. “Some fundamentalist Christians just can’t accept the idea that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are good and decent folks. They call our community “sinners,” which causes serious spiritual and emotional harm, particularly to

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“Bathroom Bills Aren’t About Religious Freedom”

Faith In America Executive Director Eliel Cruz wrote an Op-ed in The Huffington Post about the so-called religious freedom bill and law passed in North Carolina. “North Carolina passed the most dangerous piece of anti-LGBT legislation in the country that might provoke violence towards transgender people, all in the name of so-called “religious freedom.” How exactly will

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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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