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Human rights advocate Charlene Strong to discuss ‘marriage equality’ Oct. 29 at GU Law School

Charlene Strong, a nationally known human rights advocate and member of the Washington State Human Rights Commission, will present a discussion on marriage equality next week at the Gonzaga University School of Law.

Her lecture will be Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. in the school's Barbieri Courtroom (721 N. Cincinnati St.).

Clergy, lay people counter Santorum visit with Rally for Love demonstration

Member’s of Spokane’s progressive faith community gathered outside Double Tree Hotel on Tuesday to show their support for Referendum 74, while Rick Santorum spoke against gay marriage at a ticketed lunch inside.

About 15 clergy and 40 lay people came together to demonstrate, through Rally For Love, that not all people of faith agree with Santorum’s views on family and marriage.

After 5-hour debate, City Council tables gay marriage resolution indefinitely

After a five-and-a-half-hour city council meeting Monday night, officials were unable to answer the question theologians have been debating for decades: should same-sex couples be allowed to marry?

Council to vote on marriage equality tonight

Tonight gay rights advocates from The Pride Foundation, Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane, Destinations of Spokane and Westminster United Church of Christ will swarm Spokane City Hall, where the city council is expected to vote on resolution supporting gay marriage.

Spokane’s religion wrap-up: The Oak Tree, gay marriage and arrogant Christianity?

Have you heard of The Oak Tree yet? It’s a group of Spokanites who are determined to make a difference in the community outside of church walls. 

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