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Japanese-American Community Has Long Stood With LGBT Folks

JACL endorsed marriage equality in 1994

For more than 50 years, the LGBT people have had an unlikely ally: the Japanese American community.

The Japanese American Citizens League has participated in protests, parades, amicus briefs, and celebrations for LGBT equality, including marriage equality, for years. 607 more words

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Touching video highlights Tennessee man’s journey to literacy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A touching video spotlights a Nashville man who has overcome a lifelong secret.

Joseph Buford learned to read later in life through programs supported by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. 276 more words

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The Gift of Light

This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. – 1 John 1:5, ESV… 1,920 more words

Five Minutes with Actor Greg Watanabe from #ALLEGIANCE

The Fairy Princess was able to pop by famed NY Restaurant, SARDI’S and interview a few members of the #ALLEGIANCE family. As the show opens on November 8th, and it is currently November 4th, she thought she would put forth a series of interviews, one a day, leading up to their Broadway Opening. 1,499 more words

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Police: Suspect in Nashville theater attack had BB gun

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man who entered an Antioch movie theater armed with a hatchet and airsoft pistol that looked like a real gun while carrying two bags was killed by Metro-Nashville police Wednesday afternoon. 835 more words

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Los Angeles Day of Remembrance 2015: E.O. 9066 and the [In]Justice System Today

LOS ANGELES — The 2015 Los Angeles Day of Remembrance (DOR) program will be held on Saturday, February 21, at the Japanese American National Museum… 826 more words

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liberating liturgies and disgruntled employees

In case you missed it, I wrote a “liberating liturgy/creed/statement of belief” over at my friend Sarah’s blog.

It begins:

I believe that we best know God through the Word of God…

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