Tag: LGBTQ Rights


Gratitude, Betrayal and Scully: Our Week in Wisdom

On The Wisdom Daily this week (Nov. 2-6), we?discussed the popularity of conspiracy theories, keeping memories alive with sincere expressions of gratitude, a rabbi’s alleged crime against a teenager, a disappointing equal-rights defeat in Texas and more. Did you grow wiser this week? We hope The Wisdom Daily played a part.   Why It Matters If We Love Conspiracy Theories – Brad Hirschfield The X-Files will soon return to TV for a six-part “event,” and even if you’re like me (and have never seen a single episode of the hugely popular 1993-2002......

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A Missed Opportunity for Equal Rights in Houston

From Odyssey Networks’ Faith on the Record series: When voters in Houston, the fourth largest city in the U.S., went to the polls earlier this month, a policy on the ballot extending equal rights protections to many groups was defeated – even though the city council had already approved the measure. But religious leaders and others objecting to public bathroom access for transgender people dominated headlines prior to election day. “Inaccurate and unrealistic fears were spread by opponents of the legislation…almost entirely based on fiction.” Watch my video for more insight and......

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A True Marriage Celebration

From Odyssey Networks’ Faith on the Record series: Today, our U.S. Supreme Court struck down bans on same-sex marriage in a historic ruling. In all candor, as an Orthodox rabbi, I don’t perform same-sex wedding ceremonies. Yet I applaud this decision with a full heart. “The institution of marriage was celebrated today and re-energized today it is a profound statement about freedom of expression and freedom of religion.” Watch my video for more insight and discussion.     Odyssey Networks tells the stories of faith in action changing the world for......

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