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Links that Matter – 12/3

 

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Like many at UUMC, I’m a news/article junky. I love reading blogs and online journals and newspapers. I love being stretched by voices that are different than my own and empowered by voices or stories that are too often hard to find in mainstream media. Each week, I’m compiling a few of the most intriguing, inspiring, or challenging articles I’ve read in the last seven days, in hopes others can glean from their voices as well. I may or may not agree with everything in each article, but at minimum, I’ve found of a nugget of truth worth sharing. Feel free to add to the list in the comments!

One Photographer Showcases Mexico’s Gender-Defying Indigenous Community
Three black students waiting for bus arrested
From colonialism to ‘kill the gays’: The surprisingly recent roots of homophobia in Africa
Lay off Michelle Obama: Why white feminists need to lean back
The Rise of the non-theist voting bloc
7 LGBTQ Issues that matter more than marriage

In United Methodist News:

A Time to Leave & A Time to Stay: An Open Letter to the UMC
Rev. Frank Schaefer & his son on ‘The View’

And one just for fun:

18 Cute things you learn about school nativity plays on twitter

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