Religious Freedom

15 May 2019

Safe Abortion Access Is a Matter of Life or Death: Here’s How You Can Help

Before the U.S. Supreme Court decided Roe v. Wade in 1973, women died during botched illegal abortions at alarming rates and far more were forced to carry and care for children they were ill prepared for. Terminating pregnancy is not a pleasant topic or an easy choice for any woman,

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11 Apr 2019

The Super Gay, Chick-fil-A, coming in San Jose

The restaurant chain Chick-fil-A, financially supports groups that oppose LGBTQ rights.  They are openly ‘Christian’, and openly gave $1.6 million to the ‘Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ which  discriminates against gay people.  That’s why it came as a surprise that they were able to build one of their Chick-fil-A’s, inside Mineta

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04 Apr 2019

RY X Graces an Intimate Crowd with Heavenly Harmonies at Grace Cathedral

What did you do Saturday night? I spent mine at church. With a tall bearded Australian who sang sweet melodies that filled the highest rafters and played heavy bass that shook every pew. I’m talking about RY X, the critically acclaimed singer/guitarist/synth player who’s style of music I would describe

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25 Oct 2018

A Gay, Jewish-Palestinian Married Couple, Made a Hilarious Cartoon Series

The gay, Jewish-Palestinian married standup duo brought to life their endless real-life comedic content through a new cartoon series illustrated by Jesse Brown.  I have to say the couple’s cartoons are simply delightful, and they nearly made me shoot coffee out of my nose while reading them one morning.  Equally

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19 Feb 2018

Pagan Matchmaking Takes East Bay by Storm in Happy Forever

Spy Emerson: performance artist, salacious sex goddess and owner/purveyor of the infamous Hook-Up Truck, adorned the stage of Albany’s historic Ivy Room Monday, for an iterative performance of Happy Forever, her vaudevillian, burlesque-esque variety-and-game show of sin, surrealism and surprise. Happy Forever has taken numerous shapes and forms over its 20-year

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11 Jul 2017

Growing Up Without a God. Diary of a Religious Tourist

By Hannah Harkness I had an unusual situation when it came to religion growing up. Both my maternal and paternal grandparents were in interfaith marriages. I had met kids in elementary school with one Christian parent and one Jewish parent before, but I still to this day haven’t met someone

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11 May 2017

A Feminist Visits the Islamic Center of Detroit

A western feminist talks with Muslim women in Hamtramck, home of the largest Muslim immigrant population America

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02 Feb 2017

After The Women’s March, Now What?

The Women’s March in NYC the day after the Inauguration was monumental. By now you’ve heard about the unity, solidarity, and strength felt by many as they participated in the march with hundreds of thousands of other similarly-outraged people–250,000 people, approximately–and millions more in cities across the country and the

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