An act of grace: Passing the Afghan Adjustment Act
(RNS) — Congress can do right by our wartime allies. We’ve done it before.
Asexual Latter-day Saints try to find their place in a tradition focused on marriage
(The Conversation) — Recent years have put more attention on LGBTQ people’s struggle for acceptance in the LDS church, but asexual Latter-day Saints face unique challenges.
Bob Dylan’s new book is a Jewish masterpiece
(RNS) — ‘How does it feel?’ Bob Dylan actually tells us, in 66 songs.
The veil in Iran has symbolized patriarchal norms, but leaders have used it differently
(The Conversation) — The history of the vei l– and mandatory unveiling.
Traditional Buddhist teachings exclude LGBTQ people from monastic life, but change is coming slowly
(The Conversation) — Traditional ordination into a Buddhist monastic life requires meeting guidelines based on male and female genders.
Friction over LGBTQ issues worsens in global Anglican church
(AP/RNS) — The divide came into the spotlight four months ago at the communion’s Lambeth Conference, typically held once every decade to bring together bishops from the more than 165 countries.
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