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Ally Profile: Reverend Dr. Bruce Havens

We thought we would let the Reverend Dr. Bruce Havens, Pastor of the Arlington Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, tell you in his own words why he joined the ‘We Are Straight Allies’ campaign: 274 more words


Flat Broke And Now Our Website's Gone Too

*Originally posted on this blog in September 2013.

After the appalling injustice that was the passing of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013 in July I’m sure many of Ireland’s faithful lost hope for the future of Catholic Ireland. 1,480 more words

Abortion Rights

Development: Western vs Eastern

I am studying development at the moment, and lucky to have studied communications to have them interlinked. As I study through development, I do come across literature which seems to suggest the ignorance on the part of western aid agencies while implementing their developmental projects. 458 more words

Human Rights

Let me begin by assuring you that I, along with the rest of the LGBT community and its allies, mourned the loss of my beloved waffle fries from Chik-fil-a. 266 more words


Transgenders yes, but gays no: the Indian dilemma.

A recent article by the Guardian affirms that India recognises transgender people as third gender.

While I strongly appreciate the enormous step ahead that has been made in matters of LGBT rights, I was really surprised and somehow annoyed by the event. 230 more words

Teaching kids facts!? Oh the horror!

Not even a full 24 hours after the broadcast of a TV3 trans* documentary, Irish Lives: My Transgender Journey, David Quinn, of suing people and Iona Institute fame, has managed to once again fit his incredibly ignorant and uneducated feet not only into his own mouth but in fact right down his throat in his latest attempt to sound somewhat intelligent.

LGBT Rights