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Will Billy Graham’s anti-LGBTQ legacy live on?

Gay folks - 'avoid' reconciling faith with Graham’s Christian beliefs?

Now that the dust has settled on the news cycle around Billy Graham’s death, perhaps we can counter the hymn-like praise he received from every single major media outlet. They acted like …

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There is no single-issue fight

When a teacher tried to segregate his fourth-grade classroom “I organized a walk-out,” Adanjesus Marin tells the Central Voice. “It was then that I saw the potential for organizing against …

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Sexual harassment under the law

Allegations of sexual harassment in the worlds of media, politics, and entertainment have dominated the headlines in recent weeks. But what exactly is sexual harassment, and how can employers avoid …

If Supremes Guts Unions

LGBTQ working people would lose

LGBTQ advocates call out the dangerous threat to LGBTQ working people that the Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court case represents. On February 26, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Janus …

Gay on the brain?

From the wacky world of homophobes

Pastor's tips for avoiding “flaming foo-foo Fruit Loop” waiters ...

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Take Metis home

Won't you be my friend?

Who IS that handsome orange gentleman? Why it's me, Metis! I've been described as "The Clark Gable of Cats" because I am so suave and good-looking, but Morris the Cat is actually more my style. …

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Doing difficult discussions

Recently I had a tough conversation with a good friend. It was tough because he thought I would agree with his basic premise, which I didn’t. This surprised him and he initially …

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Local's insight about Socialism

Central Voice's Louie Marven spoke with Joseph Gauger, 30, a participant in a recent discussion group of the Harrisburg chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America.


Lead, follow or get out of the way

What are leaders supposed to do? Leaders are supposed to lead. That seems like a no-brainer. Yet we see very little leading today in the news. We certainly …

Celebrating gender diversity

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The Tenth Anniversary Keystone Conference will commence on March 7-10, 2018, and for the tenth consecutive year at the Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey. Our theme is “A Celebration …

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Hawking supported gay rights

With Stephen Hawkins’ death, it is important to acknowledge how he supported LGBT civil rights. Alex Bollinger, LGBT Nation, notes that the renowned physicist is best known in the academy for …