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Ask A Buddhist: Can LGBT people be ordained?

Questions about sexuality shouldn’t be an issue among Buddhist monastics because of what you noted above: celibacy. However, shouldn’t be doesn’t mean it isn’t.

Orlando: What to say when you don’t know what to say

When they write publicly about Orlando, my friends who are Muslim and/or LGBTQ make themselves vulnerable in a way I can’t really understand as a white, cisgender, heterosexual man.

For many people gay clubs are a sanctuary

About the time that many Spokane Pride goers got home, a man walked into a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida and shot more than 100 people, killing 49 of them.

“LGBTQ people are vital members of every faith and system of life”

Homophobia and transphobia are normalized in our culture, and constitute some of the most despicable of American "values."

At Interfaith Pride Service Clergy Speak On Journey from Silence to Celebration

At the 2016 Spokane PRIDE Interfaith Worship Service, held at the Spark Center, eight clergy from six different traditions — United Church of Christ, Jewish, New Thought, Unity, Buddhist and Disciples of Christ— spoke about this year’s Pride theme: From Silence to Celebration.

Sing through the fear, hatred

Historically, our corporate response to hatred and fear has been simply to sing.

Message of Hope in Planning LGBT Pride Service

Working with Jewish, New Thought, Buddhist, and other Christian clergy, we are attempting to put together a worship service so that Spokane's LGBTQ+ folk will feel celebrated and affirmed.

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