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Ethics and Religion Talk: What if the Worship Leader Dresses Gay?, part 2

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 11-04-2019 under OPINION

Jose writes, “I’m a passionate student of the word. I’ve recently encountered a young man in church who leads worship. His attire and mannerism disconcert me. Those who do not know this young man personally will label him as gay....

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What if the Worship Leader Dresses Gay?, part 1

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 10-29-2019 under OPINION

Jose writes, “I’m a passionate student of the word. I’ve recently encountered a young man in church who leads worship. His attire and mannerism disconcert me. Those who do not know this young man personally will label him as gay....

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Trolling under rainbow bridge

by (kwesirobertson)

Submitted 07-31-2017 under OPINION

After writing the article Navigating Through Pride and Prejudice about what it’s like to be black and gay during Pride, I needed to regroup. I had this pit in my stomach and started circling the black, brown, red, orange, yellow, green, blue...

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Navigating through pride and prejudice

by (kwesirobertson)

Submitted 06-16-2017 under OPINION

  Some of my gay friends and I see Pride month differently. Very differently. According to them, I get two months: February, for Black History month, and June, for Pride. I should feel honored, right? I have inherited the powerful but not as...

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Grand Rapids Pride Center celebrates LGBTQ month with series of events, festival

by (Grand Rapids Pr...)

Submitted 06-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

Happy LGBTQ Pride Month! Grand Rapids Pride Center is hosting pride celebration events all month long leading up to Grand Rapids Pride Festival, June 17, 2017 at Calder Plaza. This year GR Pride Fest is proud to welcome headliner, Billy Gilman,...

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Being Affirmed in the LGBT Community

by (stringet)

Submitted 06-28-2015 under VOICES

Affirmation is looking someone in the eye and telling them that there is absolutely nothing wrong with them. Affirmation is telling someone that their life and lived experience is valid. The truth is that too many people who need this affirmation...

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Pride, GR: A Queer-ies

by (Briana)

Submitted 06-28-2015 under VOICES

Between homophobic signs on U.S. 131, Latina trans women being silenced by the president while protesting discriminatory detention practices for undocumented immigrants, and gay marriage recently being made legal in the US, there's a lot to be...

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NPO Showcase: West Michigan Gay Men's Chorus

by (GRTV)

Submitted 05-13-2014 under NONPROFITS

INTERVIEW The latest segment of NPO Showcase features the West Michigan Gay Men's Chorus, a nonprofit chorus organization composed of both gay and straight men and women that perform throughout West Michigan. The West Michigan Gay Men's...

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Catalyst Radio: The Network celebrates its second annual Network Neighborhood Bash tomorrow

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 07-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen right now? Download the episode and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW (9:32) The Network, an LGBTQ resource in Grand Rapids, is having its second annual street fair/fundraiser tomorrow, complete with food, musical...

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In studio: The LGBT Network of Western Michigan

by (WYCE)

Submitted 08-08-2010 under NONPROFITS

In studio this week, Drew Stoppels and Jamie Brown will be sharing some of the new initiatives of the LGBT Network of Western Michigan. On the horizon is a day of service, where LGBT and ally volunteers will be helping do home improvements for those...

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