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Irene Monroe: Easter is about seeing those at the margins

When suffering is understood as an ongoing cycle of abuse that goes on unexamined and unaccounted for, we can then begin to see its manifestation in systems of racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism, and religion-based bigotry not only in our everyday lives but also in the world.

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Irene Monroe: The love that dare not speak its name

With “The Year We Thought About Love,” Cantabrigian filmmaker Ellen Brodsky has made what some might call a dangerous documentary about youth in love, and what others would call a welcoming one.

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Americans would rather vote for a President who supports gay marriage

Support for gay marriage has become the majority opinion, and voters now also say they're more likely to reject a presidential candidate opposed to gay marriage than one who backs it -- something gay marriage advocates hope marks a political tipping point for 2016.

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Irene Monroe: Discrimination is not religious freedom

The Religious Freedom Restoration Acts springing up across the country are a backlash to the growing acceptance of same-sex marriage and the growing fear of when the U.S. Supreme Court legalize it nationwide. They are a perversion of the Constitution and our history of religious freedom.

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Why gay marriage would have been embraced by our Founding Fathers

It's time for us to honestly and accept the fact that same-sex marriage is a civil rights issue.

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