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Uniting LGBTQ youth, straight allies, and the power of media in advocacy for a less unjust world. LGBTQ issues seen from the rarely heard perspectives of LGBTQ youth and straight allies -- not by and for LGBTQ youth, but by LGBTQ youth and straight allies and for anyone who wants to better understand LGBTQ issues -- parents, grandparents, kids, relatives, straight, LGBTQ, or whatever! Continue Reading >>
Uniting LGBTQ youth, straight allies, and the power of media in advocacy for a less unjust world. LGBTQ issues seen from the rarely heard perspectives of LGBTQ youth and straight allies -- not by and for LGBTQ youth, but by LGBTQ youth and straight allies and for anyone who wants to better understand LGBTQ issues -- parents, grandparents, kids, relatives, straight, LGBTQ, or whatever! << Show Less
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99 - Using religion to justify discrimination against LGBTQ people - 24th and final part of an in-depth exploration - August 2022 Equality for everyone is a core American value, enshrined in the constitution. So is freedom of religion. What happens when they come into conflict with each other? This month, OutCasting youth broadcaster Isah concludes her conversation with our guest, the eminent civil rights attorney Jennifer C. Pizer of Lambda Legal, about religious liberty and how it can conflict with another constitutional guarantee, equality. In this episode: How is the ongoing fight for LGBTQ equality affected when the courts impose religious beliefs on the public? In the wake of the Supreme Court reversal of Roe v. Wade, are settled rights like marriage equality really safe? Where does freedom of religious belief cross the line into harming other people? How can young people make a difference in the fight for equality? And most foundationally: Should the constitutional right of LGBTQ people to be equal under the law be denied in order to avoid offending some people’s religious beliefs?
In this final part of this extensive series, which features OutCaster Isha’s interview with civil rights lawyer Jennifer C. Pizer, we consider one of the most foundational questions we've raised: Should the constitutional right of LGBTQ people to be equal under the law be denied in order not to offend some people’s religious beliefs?
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99 - Using religion to justify discrimination against LGBTQ people - 24th and final part of an in-depth exploration - August 2022 Equality for everyone is a core American value, enshrined in the constitution. So is freedom of religion. What happens when they come into conflict with each other? This month, OutCasting youth broadcaster Isah concludes her conversation with our guest, the eminent civil rights attorney Jennifer C. Pizer of Lambda Legal, about religious liberty and how it can conflict with another constitutional guarantee, equality. In this episode: How is the ongoing fight for LGBTQ equality affected when the courts impose religious beliefs on the public? In the wake of the Supreme Court reversal of Roe v. Wade, are settled rights like marriage equality really safe? Where does freedom of religious belief cross the line into harming other people? How can young people make a difference in the fight for equality? And most foundationally: Should the constitutional right of LGBTQ people to be equal under the law be denied in order to avoid offending some people’s religious beliefs?
In this final part of this extensive series, which features OutCaster Isha’s interview with civil rights lawyer Jennifer C. Pizer, we consider one of the most foundational questions we've raised: Should the constitutional right of LGBTQ people to be equal under the law be denied in order not to offend some people’s religious beliefs?
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OC-OT-0078 - What happens when parents are unaccepting - July 2022 Youth broadcaster Carys talks about the hellish life of her friend Darwin, whose trans identity is rejected by his family. The emptiness left behind can be devastating.
98 - Using religion to justify discrimination against LGBTQ people - part 23 of an in-depth exploration - July 2022 Equality for everyone is a core American value, enshrined in the constitution. So is freedom of religion. What happens when they come into conflict with each other? This month, our guest, the eminent civil rights attorney Jennifer C. Pizer of Lambda Legal, continues her conversation with OutCaster Isha about religious liberty and how it can conflict with another constitutional guarantee, equality. In this episode: Is it "indoctrination" when schools teach kids about LGBTQ issues? How do we respond when parents and schools seek to censor what's discussed in schools in the name of "protecting" children? In this edition, we explore the myths pushed by right-wing politicians -- the people who are actually abusing children through their anti-LGBTQ policies. We also talk about what to do when the courts undermine equality and the separation of church and state.
OC-OT-0077 - LGBTQ teenager's evolving relationship with NYC Pride - June 2022 Shoshana first attended Pride march at 12. What has she learned since then, and how has it affected her understanding of why we celebrate Pride?
97 - Using religion to justify discrimination against LGBTQ people - part 22 of an in-depth exploration - June 2022 Equality for everyone is a core American value, enshrined in the constitution. So is freedom of religion. What happens when they come into conflict with each other? This month, our guest, the eminent civil rights attorney Jennifer C. Pizer of Lambda Legal, continues her conversation with OutCaster Isha about religious liberty and how it can conflict with another constitutional guarantee, equality. In this episode: The constitution is supposed to guarantee equality for all. But is the movement to advance equality for LGBTQ people endangered as the wall of separation between church and state is being eroded? Is the movement trying to dictate what religions can do, and can people embrace LGBTQ equality without giving up their religious beliefs?
OC-OT-0076 - Straight teenager embraces equality - May 2022 What does a straight teenager do when he sees a lesbian schoolmate being taunted - and why?
96 - Using religion to justify discrimination against LGBTQ people - part 21 of an in-depth exploration - May 2022 Equality for everyone is a core American value, enshrined in the constitution. So is freedom of religion. What happens when they come into conflict with each other? This month, our guest, the eminent civil rights attorney Jennifer C. Pizer of Lambda Legal, continues her conversation with OutCaster Isha about religious liberty and how it can conflict with another constitutional guarantee, equality. In this episode: Martin Luther King said that the arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice. But does it bend toward justice all by itself? On this edition of OutCasting, youth broadcaster Isha continues her conversation with civil rights attorney Jennifer C. Pizer about the ongoing work to decrease the inequality imposed on LGBTQ people by religiously-based discrimination.
OC-OT-0075 - Deconstructing Florida's new "Don't Say Gay" law - April 2022 Are schools actually "grooming centers of gender identity radicals"? And what does that mean, anyway — pedophilia?
95 - Using religion to justify discrimination against LGBTQ people - part 20 of an in-depth exploration - April 2022 Equality for everyone is a core American value, enshrined in the constitution. So is freedom of religion. What happens when they come into conflict with each other? This month, our guest, the eminent civil rights attorney Jennifer C. Pizer of Lambda Legal, continues her conversation with OutCaster Isha about religious liberty and how it can conflict with another constitutional guarantee, equality. In this episode: The Biden administration’s work to undo the anti-LGBTQ policies of the Trump administration; current status of the Equality Act; growth in inclusivity in the LGBTQ rights movement and how the movement advances.
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