|"5th Amendment: Civil Rights for ALL; 14th Amendment: Equal Protection|
for ALL; GAY RIGHTS NOW!" and "CIVIL RIGHTS, EQUAL RIGHTS, GAY RIGHTS"
|PROGRESS doesn't grow on bigoTRIES|
|"MARRIAGE: a civil, social, and LEGAL institution under which two consenting|
adults establish their life-long relationship based on love and commitment"
|"Marriage equality is a civil right for all"|
|"We have a dream|
that one day our children
will be judged not by
who they LOVE, but by the
content of their character!
|"From Plainfeld, IL: for friends, family and students"|
"From Sheridan, IL: for my son and yours!"
"From Frankfort, IL -- for love is love is love is love IS LOVE!"
|"Oh, it says gay marriage is a sin in the Bible?|
Wonderful, now show me where it says so in the Constitution!"
|"Our children need the same PROTECTIONS your kids have!!!|
Civil Unions do not equal Civil Marriage"
I believe that once the Church comes out of the closet -- that is, once we start speaking quite openly about the difference between the world as we find it and the world as we believe God wishes it to be -- there is no way this old world will be able to stay the same.
(See Let the Church Out of the Closet )
It can be confusing because we engage in so much public expression -- lots and lots of self-disclosure on Facebook, for instance -- that it may not seem true to say that there are limitations on free expression.
(See Building Metropolises of Self-Censorship )
Sunday, June 29, 2014, was the Chicago PRIDE Parade and the culmination of weeks of activities focusing on the situation of LGBTI people in Africa. Chicago stands in solidarity . . . .
(See LGBTI People in Africa: Chicago Stands in Solidarity on the Chicago Forum on LGBTI Solidarity in Africa website)