Tag: Sexuality

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    It is a painful rite of passage for girls in many African and Middle Eastern countries, but in Senegal there has been a remarkably successful campaign to change people’s attitudes towards female circumcision in an effort to eliminate the practice altogether. More

    June 8, 2012 | Comments

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    The head of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles says leadership in his church is open to all, including gays and lesbians. More

    December 9, 2009 | Comments

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    A recent expansion of the federal hate crimes law “does not suspend the First Amendment,” says New York Times staff writer David Kirkpatrick, “and there’s nobody, I think, on either side of the US Senate or House of Representatives that intends to see preachers locked in jail.” More

    October 30, 2009 | Comments

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    Watch interviews with delegates to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's recent national assembly, which voted to allow local congregations to hire noncelibate gay and lesbian pastors.

    August 25, 2009 | Comments

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    At its national assembly in Minneapolis, the country's largest Lutheran denomination permitted the ordination and hiring of homosexual clergy who are in “lifelong, monogamous” relationships.

    August 21, 2009 | Comments

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    "We don't talk enough about love in this society," says Laura Sessions Stepp, author of UNHOOKED. But if love is what young men and women really want, is hooking up the way to get there?

    May 8, 2009 | Comments

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    Watch more of our interview about hookup culture on college campuses with Laura Sessions Stepp. Stepp is the author of “Unhooked: How Young Women Pursue Sex, Delay Love, and Lose at Both,” a book about how hooking up impacts the young women who are involved in it, and why they do it in the first place. More

    May 8, 2009 | Comments

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    Watch more of our interview about hookup culture on college campuses with Dr. Christian Smith, the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Sociology at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Smith has been studying the emotional and spiritual development of young people from their early teenage years to college age and beyond. More

    May 8, 2009 | Comments

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    “Most of our faith traditions believe God gave us the gift of sexuality, so it has deep theological meaning for us. I don’t think we can say sexuality isn’t a religious issue. It deeply is a religious issue.”

    March 27, 2009 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton's interview in New Orleans with Bishop Gene Robinson of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire.

    September 28, 2007 | Comments

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