RECENT  POSTS:  » POTUS believes in fifty-state equality, happy with way it's playing out » But your subjective view of 'real' marriage is factually irrelevant, Ryan » Flip Benham (yes, their dad) reportedly protesting outside NC weddings » TV's Duggar family continues anti-LGBT activism » Caught ya: Far-right's latest marriage 'victim' edited website to make more solid legal case » Read: Wyoming to become our 32nd marriage equality state » GLAAD: Victory is what happens while you're busy making other plans » What fake victimization sounds like in Arizona » Federal judge strikes Arizona's discriminatory marriage ban; marriages should begin today! » NOM's latest desperation: Relying on hearsay James O'Keefe video to smear Democrat for 'secretly' not opposing equality  

« Go back a post || Return to G-A-Y homepage || Haul tail to next post »

12/01/2010

12/8: Catholics for Equality vs. Maggie for 'Culture war' gain$

by Jeremy Hooper

Cool upcoming event from the newly-created Catholics For Equality group:

Catholics-For-EqualityCatholics for Equality Invites You to A Catholic Family Conversation on LGBT Issues

Wednesday, December 8, 2010 8:30 - 10:00 PM (ET)
Georgetown University Intercultural Center Auditorium

WASHINGTON - LGBT issues are at the forefront of discussions in Catholic families, parishes and communities across the United States. Catholic families find themselves supporting their LGBT family members and friends, while at the same time are aware of the increasingly political role the US Bishops have taken against marriage equality, employment and military service, and immigration rights for LGBT people. This national "Catholic Family Conversation" will bring together leading voices on these issues to answer questions from college students preparing to return home for the Holidays.

The event will be livecast online at catholicsforequality.org/georgetown, with a live chat for Catholic college students from across the country to pose questions and add comments.

Who:
Andrew Sullivan, Atlantic senior editor, political commentator, author, blogger
Maggie Gallagher, National Organization for Marriage spokesperson, political commentator, writer
E.J. Dionne, Washington Post columnist, Brookings Institute senior fellow, political commentator, author
Hanna Lomax-Vogt, Georgetown College Democrats
Joel Knowles, Georgetown College Republicans

What:
A Catholic Family Conversation on LGBT Issues
Sponsored by the Georgetown College Republicans and Georgetown College Democrats

When:
Wednesday, December 8, 2010; 8:30 - 10:00 PM ET

Where:
Georgetown University Intercultural Center (ICC) Auditorium (get map)

Why:
To engage as a diverse American Catholic family in a civil discussion around LGBT issues currently being debated in U.S.politics.

***

*We already have a question for Maggie: Does she really think it's smart strategy to accuse all civil marriage equality supporters of "committing several kinds of sins"?

(click to play audio clip)
*Source: Catholic Answers Live -- 6/30/08

space gay-comment gay-G-A-Y-post gay-email gay-writer-jeremy-hooper


Your thoughts

comments powered by Disqus

G-A-Y Comments Policy


 
Related Posts with Thumbnails