Secular Ethos

Rethinking bigoted laws in the wake of the Orlando massacre

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 Posted on Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
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The recent tragedy in Orlando that claimed the lives of 49 people is on the minds of most of America and across the world. There are many standing in solidarity with the lgbt community, as this was clearly a hate crime. Even in states that have passed anti-lgbt legislation, we see groups holding vigils and […]

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Tennessee State Senate district 2 is in trouble.

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 Posted on Sunday, May 15th, 2016
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Voters in Tennessee State Senate District 2 are stuck in between two candidates who block Tennessee from embracing equality. There is no real choice here. Even though they bash each other, as politicians tend to do, the rest of us are stuck in the middle with no candidate that represents our secular values.

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More LGBT hatred from Tennessee law makers

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 Posted on Friday, May 13th, 2016
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State representative from Mt. Juliet Tennessee attacking the Trans community with this on her Facebook..   Not only is this bigotry hateful, but it is cruel and insidious that Tennessee just passed the therapy bill preventing the LGBT youth and adults in this state from seeing a counselor. She first wants to stop someone from […]

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Bonnaroo bashed for tweets against bigotry…

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 Posted on Sunday, May 1st, 2016
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(1/4) We are deeply disheartened by the recent anti-LGBT legislation that passed in our home state of Tennessee. #NoHateInMyState — Bonnaroo (@Bonnaroo) April 29, 2016  @Bonnaroo received backlash on twitter for their tweet about the Anti-LGBT legislation coming out of Tennessee many of those with negative comments about this, cited their opposition in terms of […]

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Tn passes pro-discrimination therapy bill

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 Posted on Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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Tennessee governor Bill Haslam has just signed into law  Senate Bill 1556, effectively making discrimination legal for therapists and school counselors. This is especially heinous do to suicide being the second leading cause of death in TN of 10-19 year old age group.   The school counselor may be the only person a child can […]

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The religious “right” got their ethics “wrong”

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 Posted on Sunday, April 24th, 2016
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The Christian majority is pushing back against equal rights for the LGBT community. The rhetoric is extensively negative, and they play the victim card vehemently. All we seem to hear is how granting equal rights to all, is somehow infringing upon their rights. It is a very shallow claim, considering that in Tennessee where the […]

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