Pioneering Voices at Northwest Unitiarian Universalist Church, Michigan

Pioneering Voices exhibit was recently at Northwest Unitiarian Universalist Church in Michigan:

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LGBT Rights Around the World

The outlook for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in the U.S. has improved rapidly in recent years, but that doesn’t necessarily translate to other places in the world. What’s the status of LGBT rights around the world?

Check out this helpful infographic

Of Many Colors at the New Orleans Loving Festival

The New Orleans Loving Festival, now in its fourth year, draws its name from the 1967 Supreme Court case of Loving v. Virginia, a suit brought by an interracial couple that ended race-based legal restrictions on marriage in the United States.  The Festival celebrates the many manifestations of love while at the same time exploring the complexity of identity in contemporary America.

We were pleased to have them show our exhibit of multiracial families, “Of Many Colors” at the Festival, which ran June 6-12, and to extend the showing of the exhibit through July 1, 2014.

A local arts blog published a review of the exhibit here.

In Our Family at Bullis School

The IN OUR FAMILY exhibit was recently shown at Bullis School, a private coed college prep school for grades 2-12, located in Potomac Maryland.  This exhibit was sponsored by their Staff Diversity and Equity Committee.

As a unique addition to the exhibit, seven families from Bullis School added their photos and text to the exhibit.

Read more about the exhibit Bullis, and find a link to a gallery of the Bullis additions here.

Eliminating The Stigma Of Mental Illness: Interview

Peggy Gillespie, one of the creators of  the photo-text exhibit “Nothing to Hide: Mental Illness in the Family” was interviewed by Pittsburgh radio KDKA’s Chris Moore this weekend.

Read more about the interview and find a link to the hour-long program here.

FDP a Part of “Rethinking the Day of Silence”

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“Rethinking the Day of Silence,” an article published this month by teacher Adrianna Murphy, describes how her middle school took their experience of National Day of Silence and reshaped it into a “Day of Action.”  They included a display of the Love Makes a Family photo-text exhibit, as well as workshops and panel discussions.

Read the article

Imam Daayiee Abdullah in the News

Slide111One of the clergy-leaders in our We Have Faith exhibit, Imam Daayiee Abdullah, was profiled yesterday in the Washington Post.  Read the article here.

 

 

We Have Faith at Covenant Baptist UCC

Covenant BaptistWe Have Faith is showing at Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ in Washington, DC, on March 11-15.  Covenant is one of the District’s most gay-welcoming churches.

See the news article from The Washington Blade on March 7, 2013

 

 

Love Makes a Family at Langley United Methodist Church

WhidbeyLove Makes a Family was recently exhibited at Langley United Methodist Church, located about 40 miles north of Seattle, WA.  Several area churches, including St. Augustine’s Episcopal, Trinity Lutheran, Unity Of Whidbey, Unitarian Universalist Congregation and Whidbey Island Friends, pooled resources with the Langley United Methodist Church to bring the exhibit to Whidbey Island. Whidbey Giving Circle and Whidbey PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) are also co-sponsors.

Read the story from the local newspaper.

Love Makes a Family in Amsterdam, NY

amsterdam-nyLocal residents gathered at the Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties on Wednesday to see an LGBT art exhibit and open their minds.

See the article in the local newspaper.