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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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Jewish lesbian speaks up after being 'fired' as a church volunteer

Carmen Hix, the Texas woman who was let go as a relief volunteer following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, recently spoke to GSN about her experience of discrimination. 43 more words

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Tajikistan: 48 lesbians added to new gay and lesbian citizens register for "safety" and prevention of STD's

Zakonnost reported the government created the list after two state ‘operations’ last year called ‘Morality’ and ‘Purge. It did not elaborate on what that meant. 56 more words

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The FFRF wins a big one: federal court rules that ministers' tax-free housing allowances violate the Constitution

You may know that American ministers have some tax advantages under the law: they often get a housing allowance from their church, and that allowance, in contrast to non-ministers who get such perks, is free from taxes.  1,311 more words

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Ala. school district bans student-led prayer before football games after parent complaint

An Alabama school district has banned student-led prayer on the public address system before football games following a recent complaint.

The Opelika-Auburn News reports that attorneys for Lee County Schools replied Sept. 97 more words

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A Christian Opinion about Harvey and Irma

A shocking phrase traveled like lightening through Facebook this week as my family and I fumbled our way through the aftermath of Irma. I’m in central Florida where much of our city, including our family, was without power for a week, and even as I write this, full power has not yet been restored to many areas. 1,120 more words

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Burned out on religion?

“My burden is easy”…

…that’s what the Holy Spirit told me while I was singing praises during my prayer walk this morning. Simultaneously, I felt an impression on my heart to pray that God would lift the weight of religious obligations off me. 699 more words

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