SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA—The OmniFaith Union, keeper of the Statues of Religious Liberty, has decided against donating one to the United States, citing that “the US has demonstrated a significant disinterest in honoring its own ideals, using the very same freedom it has claimed to espouse for centuries to impinge on the freedom of those less culturally acceptable to a spiritually toxic swath of its population.” The statues, to be donated to countries that acknowledge diversity of religion as an important aspect of community, symbolize a global movement that the OFU claims the US does not reflect. 391 more words
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India: Homophobia has an annual cost to India of $31 billion or more, according to a draft report presented recently at a forum at the World Bank’s headquarters in Washington D.C. 352 more words
From Louisiana State University’s The Daily Reveille:
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Legislative assistant Michael Beyer said Rep. Jared Brossett is also working with EQLA to address housing discrimination against LGBT people.
Breaking: Arizona- Feb. 26th, 2014
Arizona Governor (R) Jan Brewer vetoes controversial anti-gay SB 1062; A measure constructed by fellow republican legislators at the Arizona Statehouse to allow businesses to refuse service and to discriminate (against homosexuals) citing “moral conscience” and “religious freedoms”. 668 more words
I am constantly amazed at the lengths bigots will go to protect their desire to spew hatred.
Last week, in my home state of Kansas, the State House of Representatives passed a bill that would have made it legal for any person, business, or government official to refuse service to anyone on the basis of “sincerely held religious beliefs.” In other words, if you think God hates gays, you could refuse them service. 433 more words