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This amazing church is holding an Easter drag service to stand up against anti-trans bills (

Photo: Shutterstock To read more of Greg Owen's article, please click here. In solidarity with Calgary’s LGBTQ+ community, a local Unitarian church will celebrate Easter with a drag show in their Sunday service. The “Drag Me to Church” service will coincide with Easter Sunday and the International Trans Day of Visibility, a day recognizing the contributions of trans people and the challenges they still face. The church service will also protest the introduction of legislation threatening the...

20 families rejected a baby with Down Syndrome until a single gay man adopted her (

Photo: Screenshots To read more of Bil Browning's article, please click here. Italian Luca Trapanese, a gay Catholic single father, is also a hero – at least to his daughter, Alba. Trapanese adopted Alba, who has Down syndrome, after her mother abandoned her and 20 other families rejected her. Trapanese and his partner spoke often about adopting a child with disabilities, but after they broke up, he faced even more difficulties with the Italian legal system. At the time, single parents...

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Looking for Faith-Based Presenters

Hello, We are in the process of planning a conference focusing on becoming trauma informed faith communities. Here is the page for that, Together on Our Way: Becoming Trauma-Informed Faith Communities, Franciscan Spirituality Center virtual conference - Franciscan Spirituality Center [[GOLIVE REMOVE]] ( We are looking for three virtual presenters (sessions are an hour long). These are the dates/times/topics. Thanks for your consideration! TRACK 4: WALKING WITH STAFF/PERSONNEL...Read More...
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Podcast hosts?

Tammy Kennington
Good morning, everyone. As a writer and speaker who has recovered from childhood, I advocate for children and survivors. Can any of you recommend faith-based podcast hosts who are currently looking for guests to speak about ACES and/or healing from childhood abuse/trauma? Thanks and happy Easter! Blessings, Tammy Kennington, MAT,CALT www.tammykennington.comRead More...
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Seeking individuals and groups who might benefit from a free faith-based stress reduction program that I developed. It is online, 3 sessions and a journal, and designed for users to go at their own pace. I also have a Spanish version. I am ready and available to meet with groups on Zoom. Please contact me for more information. Donna Chacko MD at dc@serenityandhealth.comRead More...
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