The Religious Freedom Center of the Freedom Forum Institute at the Newseum’s June webinar focused on Religion and Sexuality: Tips for Sharing Scholarship With the Public.
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Taboom Director Brian Pellot hosts Global Investigative Journalism Conference sessions on LGBTQI+ reporting
Taboom Founding Director Brian Pellot hosted a workshop, panel and networking session on Investigating LGBTQI+ issues at the 10th Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa.
VIDEO: LGBTQI+Religion Reporting in Sub-Saharan Africa Panel
This panel brings together journalists and activists from four African nations to discuss challenges in covering religion and LGBTQI+ issues in their communities.
Taboom Director Brian Pellot hosts RNA Panel ‘Around the World in 45 Minutes’
What are some of the top international religion stories we’re missing and how can we bring those stories home in ways that serve our editors’ and audiences’ needs? Leading journalists share practical ideas.
Mass. pastor Scott Lively faces possible fine for harsh anti-gay efforts in Uganda
A federal lawsuit lodged by a Ugandan LGBT advocacy group alleges Scott Lively conspired with Ugandan religious and political leaders to incite anti-gay sentiment resulting in discrimination, arrest, torture and murder in that country.
Gay Muslim films secret pilgrimage in ‘A Sinner in Mecca’
NEW YORK — Authorities in Mecca prohibit camera use at holy sites. Openly gay men are subject to the death penalty. But none of that deterred Parvez Sharma.
Interfaith leaders find common ground promoting Internet freedom
Interfaith leaders are spearheading a new fight for net neutrality — once the realm of tech wonks and digital rights activists — and framing a free and open Internet as essential for religious freedom, social justice and interfaith cooperation.
African-American opera singer revives the songs of the shtetl
BERKELEY, Calif. — A 6-foot-tall African-American, Russell performs Yiddish songs from New York to Florida, from Philadelphia to Los Angeles, to full houses and wide acclaim.
Black clergy walk a fine line between religious liberty, discrimination
Though several black denominations oppose same-sex marriage, many also object to religious exemptions in nondiscrimination laws.
Gay civil rights activist, MLK mentor Bayard Rustin to be honored
Years before the gay rights movement gained momentum, the openly gay black activist, a Quaker, advised Martin Luther King Jr. on nonviolent protest tactics and organized the 1963 March on Washington.