Gay rights

Connections: Previewing the third annual Anthony Mascioli Rainbow Dialogues

How does LGBTQ history relate to social justice issues for the community today? Speakers at the third annual Anthony Mascioli Rainbow Dialogues will...
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Tue, 02/25/2020 - 10:16am
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Connections: Exploring the state of housing for older LGBTQ adults

Finding housing can be a challenge for many older Americans, but older adults who identify as LGBTQ say it can be particularly daunting due to issues...
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Fri, 01/10/2020 - 9:25am
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Connections: Local leaders in the United Methodist Church discuss the church's proposed split

The United Methodist Church announced last Friday that it plans to split the denomination over “fundamental differences” in beliefs about same-sex...
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Mon, 01/06/2020 - 9:32am
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Connections: Discussing the impact of civil rights icon Edie Windsor

LGBTQ activist Edie Windsor was in the process of writing her memoir, "A Wild and Precious Life," when she died at the age of 88. Windsor's landmark...
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Thu, 12/05/2019 - 9:30am
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Connections: A local couple on their journey towards accepting themselves

New research from Pew Research Center shows that American support for same sex marriage has almost perfectly flipped in the last 15 years. In 2004, 60...
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Fri, 09/13/2019 - 10:31am
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Connections: Discussing identity and belonging with people of color in the LGBTQ community

We sit down with people of color in the local LGBTQ community to discuss identity, how they find belonging, and how they recruit allies. Our guests...
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Tue, 06/25/2019 - 11:46am
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Connections: J.J. Warren, LGBTQ activist in the United Methodist Church

A young, gay activist in the United Methodist Church made headlines earlier this year when he appealed to the church to accept him and his LGBTQ peers....
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Mon, 06/10/2019 - 10:19am
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Connections: Discussing the impact of the Stonewall Riots on LGBTQ rights in America

2019 marks 50 years since the Stonewall Riots, which sparked the gay liberation movement. Next week, the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County...
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Wed, 03/27/2019 - 11:31am
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Connections: What's next for U.S. Methodist churches that oppose the Traditional Plan?

A local church is weighing decisions similar to those faced by Spiritus Christi Church several decades ago. Asbury First United Methodist Church is...
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Thu, 02/28/2019 - 9:46am
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Connections: Discussing historic LGBTQ landmarks in Rochester

We're joined by members of the Landmark Society and the Out Alliance to talk about historic places in our community that have played a pivotal role in...
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Fri, 07/20/2018 - 10:42am
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