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Fresh Updates from RACBlog: LGBT Rights

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: LGBT Rights

Sermons, Politics and the Constitution
Posted on Wednesday May 20, 2015

On Wednesday, the Washington Post wrote about the topics most clergy members discuss from the pulpit as a way to illustrate that the issues most associated with communities of faith — reproductive rights and LGBT rights/same-sex marriage, due much in part to  the Religious Right — is not what is actually happening on the ground. Using the […]

Remembering Transgender Service Members
Posted on Wednesday May 20, 2015

This coming Monday (May 25) we will observe Memorial Day, a federal holiday dedicated to remembering the people who died while serving in the military. There are many Americans who have died in battle whose names we will never know because their names were lost to history. However, there are many service members who lost […]

Host a Pride Shabbat This June

June is LGBT Pride Month! Hosting a Pride Shabbat service is an excellent way to honor the movement for LGBT equality and inclusion, to celebrate recent victories against discrimination, and to commit to the work ahead. If you're in the D.C. area, join the RAC for our own Pride Shabbat service on Saturday, June 13, before the Capital Pride Parade.

The Safe Schools Improvement Act would ensure that all school districts have clear and comprehensive policies prohibiting bullying and harassment.

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Contact Our Legislative Policy Team

For more information on this issue, contact Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Jordan Dashow at (202) 387-2800.