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Gospel Music in the Key of Queer

Gospel Music in the Key of Queer

By Rev. Irene Monroe | Feb 22
Every Black History Month, there is always a tribute to the Black Church and its gospel music.

What's Coming Next

By Judah Leblang | Nov 16
I'm sitting in a writing class, trying to concentrate on my writing assignment when the text pops up from my mother's care manager on my phone...

The scrutiny of Kamala Harris

The scrutiny of Kamala Harris

By Rev. Irene Monroe | Mar 9
President Biden had a cancerous lesion successfully removed from his chest last month. At 80, questions continue about his fitness to serve a second term.

Pontiff's hurtful statement "homosexuality is a not crime", is a sin

Pontiff's hurtful statement "homosexuality is a not crime", is a sin

By Rev. Irene Monroe | Feb 9
Last Month Pope Francis told the Associated Press during an exclusive interview, "Being homosexual isn't a crime," sending global shockwaves again.

World AIDS Day 2022 message acknowledges inequalities

World AIDS Day 2022 message acknowledges inequalities

By Rev. Irene Monroe | Dec 1
Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day!

Rita Hester's life mattered

Rita Hester's life mattered

By Rev. Irene Monroe | Nov 17
In the pantheon of slain Americans who have further civil rights gains of a marginalized group, Rita Hester, an African American transgender woman, is among them.

I can be happy to be nappy in Massachusetts

By Rev. Irene Monroe | Mar 23
How I wear my hair is my business. Ironically, the Commonwealth decided it is now legal for me to do so.

The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room

By Judah Leblang | Feb 9
During the pandemic, many folks have taken up new hobbies, finding ways to fill their time during lockdown, quarantine, social isolation.

Antisemitism in ourselves and society

Antisemitism in ourselves and society

By Rev. Irene Monroe | Feb 9
This year for International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27, I joined the Congregation Beth Israel of Merrimack Valley's book discussion "People Love Dead Jews" by Dara Horn, exploring why antisemitism continues.

After Juneteenth, what does this 4th of July mean?

After Juneteenth, what does this 4th of July mean?

By Rev. Irene Monroe | Jul 1
This July 4th, America will celebrate 245 years of...

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