When you ask Elizabeth Ready, former director of the John Graham Housing & Services shelter in Vergennes, about the holidays and homelessness, you might think her reaction would reflect an overwhelming sense of so much work to be done and so little time. Not so.
Debunking the nature and origin of Thanksgiving seems to be turning into its own cottage industry. But the Pilgrim Thanksgiving story is based on real events. The small band of religious dissenters who crossed an ocean to a dangerous new world have, rightly, been given special prominence in the origin story of the United States.
Unmarried couples are having roughly 40 percent of all births in the U.S., marking a significant increase in births outside of wedlock in the last half century.
“Sitting during the national anthem is a way of making a broad-based, generalized, and therefore impossible-to-rebut attack against the country that made him and Nike rich.”
Following its move to expand coverage, the company will review any requests by transgender persons that it denied since January 2016.
Teachers are praising “Drag Queen Story Hour,” according to a clip released by videographer Sean Fitzgerald and the David Horowitz Freedom Center. The program “captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models.”
It is time for women to reject both sex-as-repression and sex-as-freedom models and come up with a model of our own that includes our commitment to relationships and to our young.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sent the case of a florist who declined to provide flower arrangements for a same-sex wedding back to the highest court in Washington state.
Two athletes who were born males placed first and second in state track championship events for high school girls, causing anger among other competitors and parents who say they had an unfair advantage over the girls.
The Sunday conference comes after “Keep MA Safe” — a group dedicated to repealing Massachusetts’ 2016 bill that allows transgenders to use the restroom according to their preferred gender — started a petition to repeal the law.
You don’t have to share Jack Phillips’ religious views to believe that the state should just leave him alone, and the couple should engage a baker who supports their preferences, or doesn’t care either way.