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  • State PTA supports local initiative seeking to include LGBTQ perspective in health education

    State PTA supports local initiative seeking to include LGBTQ perspective in health education
    The Burbank school district’s Parent Teacher Assn. is one step closer to influencing change across California with a resolution seeking to incorporate clear health standards into the state’s curriculum to address lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning students, in addition to promoting an inclusive school environment for the young LGBTQ community.
  • In Theory: On a former president leaving his faith

    In Theory: On a former president leaving his faith
    Last month, a 2009 column written by former President Jimmy Carter about his decision to quit his church on the basis of women’s rights resurfaced and went viral. The column, “Losing my religion over equality,” was published nearly five...

    In Theory: Should conversion therapy be banned?

    In Theory: Should conversion therapy be banned?
    The Obama administration on Wednesday spoke out against the use of "conversion therapy" on minors, the Los Angeles Times reports. The practice involves a mental health professional trying to change a person's sexuality or gender identity. "The...

    In Theory: Thoughts on Utah's SB 296

    In a move that was hailed as a "milestone," Utah Gov. Gary Herbert this month signed into law SB 296, which, according to the Salt Lake Tribune, "gives Utah its first statewide nondiscrimination protections for the gay and transgender community while...

    In Theory: Can secularism stem 'dangerous' ties between politics and religion?

    In an interview with the Huffington Post, Rabbi David Rosen, the international director of interreligious affairs at the American Jewish Committee, said the greatest threat to religion in the world is when it is closely tied to politics. “The most...