Ethics and Religion Talk: When Your Religion Impinges on My Religion

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 03-11-2024 under OPINION

Would you encourage members of your community to do business, or attempt to do business, with businesses who fundamentally disagree with some aspect of their lives? For example, to book a wedding at a venue which does not believe in the validity of...

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Struggling with Racism on the Fourth of July

by (Kaufman Interfa...)

Submitted 07-10-2020 under NONPROFITS

Written by Doug Kindschi, Director, Kaufman Interfaith Institute I am writing this week’s column on the Fourth of July, not in a big crowd watching fireworks, but quietly reflecting on our country, its history – both the good and the bad...

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Local artist empowers women to find freedom

by (Vossj)

Submitted 04-08-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

"I want to show women how much they can do with their lives, no matter what their struggle or story is,” says Garcia, “That's why I paint about cancer survivors, self esteem and finding freedom.” Garcia began her painting...

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Refusing to be "treated as less of a person," longtime Holland resident moves to GR

by (Until Love Is Equal)

Submitted 01-15-2013 under NONPROFITS

“What makes me so different?" asks former Holland, MI resident Ellie Frances Gramer. The question goes to the heart of the divisive decision by five members of Council, in Holland, MI, to refuse to consider an anti-discrimination...

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Love is ________.

by (Until Love Is Equal)

Submitted 09-17-2012 under NONPROFITS

Give me love and bring no harm,Keep me safe and warm."The Storm" (Rob Dickinson) Very few things in life belong to us. But love is ours. The connection we humans can share with another person: that belongs to us.  It crosses the room...

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Until Love is Equal supporters to create human art: "To Holland, with love"

by (Until Love Is Equal)

Submitted 04-06-2012 under NONPROFITS

On June 15, 2011, five members of council in Holland, MI voted against extending basic anti-discrimination protections, to its residents and workers that happen to be LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual or transgender.) On May 4, 2012, we come together in...

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