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- BlogTue, 18 Feb 2020Highlighting Black + LGBT Pioneers: Willi Ninja
Willi Ninja, born William Roscoe Leake, was an American choreographer and dancer known for his iconic dance style featured in the movie Paris is Burning. Identifying as a gay man, Ninja’s distinctive dance style was inspired by Fred Astaire, young Michael Jackson, Olympic gymnasts, Asian culture and haute couture. Although Ninja... more...Filters: Believe Out Loud
- BlogWed, 8 Jan 2020BOL Bookshelf Review: “I Am Jazz”
Welcome to the first installment of The Believe Out Loud Bookshelf! This segment will highlight LGBT-oriented books and authors that are making a difference in the community. The first book to be reviewed on The Believe Out Loud Bookshelf is “I Am Jazz,” co-authored by Jazz Jennings and Jessica Herthel... more...Filters: Believe Out Loud
- BlogMon, 23 Dec 2019Advent Reflections
In Advent, while we await the birth of Jesus, so many things come to life. Lights flicker on trees, wreaths are hung and typical house plants are replaced by festive poinsettias, all seeming to symbolize expectation and arrival, an outward hope. However, the anticipation of a cozy and cheerful holiday is not accurate for many people.... more...Filters: Believe Out Loud
- BlogThu, 12 Dec 2019Seventy-One Years of Human Rights: Equality in...
Tuesday, December 10th, marked the 71st anniversary of Human Rights Day. This year’s theme is “Youth Standing Up for Human Rights.” The youth are the future. Raising them to respect one another despite differences in religion, skin tone, and cultural background, and sexuality is key in creating a safer and more... more...Filters: Believe Out Loud
- BlogWed, 27 Nov 2019Joyful Expectation and Preparation at Advent
Happy Advent (video) Our devotional provides scriptural excerpts, meditations and prayers for all four Sundays in Advent. We created it with the firm understanding and belief that all people should have access to spiritually affirming texts to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.... more...Filters: Believe Out Loud
- BlogWed, 20 Jun 2018Deeply Held Religious Cake
When a person begins to unravel the various meanings in the Masterpiece Cakeshop Ltd., et al v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission decision, recently rendered by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), it becomes quickly obvious that what this ruling means in legal terms and what it means in the daily lives of LGBTQ+ American citizens is incredibly different.more...Filters: Believe Out Loud