Sunday round up (late night version)Posted: August 29, 2010
Some of this week’s religion and gender news, short and sweet this time!
Sign a petition asking CA Gov. Schwarzenegger to end the shackling of pregnant inmates. (CA residents only)
Presbyterian (PCUSA) clergy and elders can sign the Minneapolis Declaration of Conscience, a petition supporting marriage equality in the church.
An ad campaign urging the Catholic Church to ordain women will run during the Pope’s visit to London next month. (ht TheSliverParty).
The National Organization for Marriage’s Rhode Island Director compares gay parents to dead parents. Very Classy. Also super Christ-like.
Like the debate over gender roles, the debate over gay marriage has parallels to the 19th-century debat e in the States over slavery. (ht KidCharlemgn/Outside of Eden).
Ecclesia de Lange, a South African Methodist Minister, has been suspended for performing a same sex marriage.
This series of articles by Juliet Jacques on her gender reassignment journey is very worth reading.
GLAAD has their weekly LGBT religion news roundup here.