Tag Archives: Gender & Sexuality

BRIEF: Preventing domestic violence

On Sept. 27 residents are invited to learn how to prevent domestic violence at the first Stop Violence Against Women Day, which will be held at Coeur d'Alene Casino from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The event will include a Women's Health & Resource Fair in partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

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Evangelical ‘Messy Middle’ is more accepting of gays

A new voice is emerging in the evangelical community, and it’s turning away from the church’s vocal opposition to homosexuality in favor of a more tolerant attitude.

Researchers at Baylor University found that 24 percent of evangelicals were “ambivalent,” meaning they support civil unions or legal recognition of gay relationships, despite harboring a moral opposition to homosexuality.

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DOMA: Is the fight over?

Unfortunately the fight over just the definition of marriage is not over. I think it is obvious that it is only a battle that has been won. Just look at voter’s rights, abortion rights and other issues in which the fight will seemingly never end.

We have become an increasingly polarized nation with people sitting in their own camps, unwilling to budge in any direction because they are “right.”

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