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Religious Freedom Day, Whatever THAT means...

There seems to be a fundamental misunderstanding in American society of what religious freedom entails, and this misunderstanding threatens to destroy the actual freedom itself.  Lower court decisions have already stripped some elements in favor of culturally popular dogma, a reality the Supreme Court may or may not reverse. 1,925 more words

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Okla. district investigates complaint that football coach leads team in Christian prayer before games

An Oklahoma school district is investigating a claim by a concerned parent that an assistant football coach is illegally leading his team in a Christian prayer before games. 234 more words

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Formerly lesbian basketball coach loses job offer for anti-gay rant after coming out as straight

LeNoir wanted to coach female basketball players, but she said most of them were in a sinful relationship and the very sport they were playing was derived from satan. 9 more words

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What it's like to live life as a Muslim lesbian

Zayna says she was beaten, humiliated and threatened because of her sexuality – but throughout her tormented formative years she refused to deny who she truly was. 52 more words

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Daughter of homophobic executive of Focus of the Family on why she came out as lesbian

A daughter of one of the most virulently homophobic voices in the United States has come out as a lesbian.

Amber Cantorna has chosen to come out even though her father helps to lead Focus on the Family – an extremely homophobic faith organization.  69 more words

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Alabama high school ordered to stop pregame prayers over loudspeakers

A high school in Alabama has received a stern rebuke from the Freedom From Religion Foundation, with the not-for-profit organization asking the school to immediately cease broadcasting pregame prayers over its loudspeakers, citing a violation of all students’ freedom of religion. 213 more words

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Indonesia: Stop Raids on Homes of ‘Suspected Lesbians’ | Human Rights Watch

(Jakarta, September 6, 2017) – The Indonesian government should urgently investigate the September 2, 2017 police raid on the homes of 12 “suspected lesbians,” Human Rights Watch said today. 113 more words

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