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Committed to the Community. https://www.onecommunity.co/rss.xml en Americans Would Rather Vote For A President Who Supports Gay Marriage https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/12/americans-would-rather-vote-president-who-supports-gay-marriage <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2015/12/americans-would-rather-vote-president-who-supports-gay-marriage" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="https://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/americans_would_rather_vote_for_a_president_who_supports_gay_marriage.jpg" alt="Americans Would Rather Vote For A President Who Supports Gay Marriage" title="Americans Would Rather Vote For A President Who Supports Gay Marriage" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Support for gay marriage has become the majority opinion, and voters now also say they&#39;re more likely to reject a presidential candidate opposed to gay marriage than one who backs it -- something gay marriage advocates hope marks a political tipping point for 2016.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/12/americans-would-rather-vote-president-who-supports-gay-marriage" dc:identifier="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/12/americans-would-rather-vote-president-who-supports-gay-marriage" dc:title="Americans Would Rather Vote For A President Who Supports Gay Marriage" trackback:ping="https://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6336" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/12/americans-would-rather-vote-president-who-supports-gay-marriage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gay Marriage gay marriage opponent gay marriage supporter voters civil rights Equality Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:46:07 +0000 ONE Community 6336 at https://www.onecommunity.co Americans Would Rather Vote For A President Who Supports Gay Marriage ONE Community Boston St. Patrick's Parade To Include Gay Groups For First Time https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/12/boston-st-patricks-parade-include-gay-groups-first-time <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2015/12/boston-st-patricks-parade-include-gay-groups-first-time" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="https://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/boston_st._patrick039s_parade_to_include_gay_groups_for_first_time.jpg" alt="Boston St. Patrick&amp;#039;s Parade To Include Gay Groups For First Time" title="Boston St. Patrick&#039;s Parade To Include Gay Groups For First Time" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Two homosexual rights groups will march in Boston&#39;s St. Patrick&#39;s Day parade on Sunday after organizers lifted a longtime ban on lesbian, gay and transgender (LGBT) organizations joining the annual Irish-American march.</p> <p>Boston Pride, an LGBT rights group, said this week organizers had accepted its application to participate in this year&#39;s march through the Irish bastion of South Boston.</p> <p>The rights group will join OutVets, representing gay veterans, in bringing an end to two decades of debate over the issue. Organizers had insisted that homosexuality conflicted with Catholic doctrine, but the ban ran counter to the liberal mores that prevail in Massachusetts, the first state in the nation to legalize same-sex marriage.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/12/boston-st-patricks-parade-include-gay-groups-first-time" dc:identifier="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/12/boston-st-patricks-parade-include-gay-groups-first-time" dc:title="Boston St. Patrick&#039;s Parade To Include Gay Groups For First Time" trackback:ping="https://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6334" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/12/boston-st-patricks-parade-include-gay-groups-first-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Boston Boston parade Boston Pride Boston St. Patrick Boston-area community Catholic Action League Catholic doctrine Catholic men Catholic moral principles Charles Baker civil rights fight clear roads controversy Frank McGurty gay rights group gay veterans homosexual rights groups huge step Include Gay Groups inclusivity Iraq War veteran Irish bastion Knights LGBT rights group liberal mores longtime ban Malcolm Carey Marguerita Choy Massachusetts contingent Mayor Marty Walsh New York City organizers OutVets parade parade route phone interview Rep. Seth Moulton rights group same-sex marriage South Boston St. Patrick state Sunday U.S. Supreme Court unconscionable betrayal War Veterans Council civil rights Equality Mon, 16 Mar 2015 17:17:28 +0000 ONE Community 6334 at https://www.onecommunity.co Boston St. Patrick's Parade To Include Gay Groups For First Time ONE Community A Record Number Of Voters Support Gay Marriage, New Poll Finds https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/11/record-number-voters-support-gay-marriage-new-poll-finds <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2015/11/record-number-voters-support-gay-marriage-new-poll-finds" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="https://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/a_record_number_of_voters_support_gay_marriage_new_poll_finds.jpg" alt="A Record Number Of Voters Support Gay Marriage, New Poll Finds" title="A Record Number Of Voters Support Gay Marriage, New Poll Finds" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>A record number of voters now support gay marriage, a&nbsp;NBC/Wall Street Journal&nbsp;poll released Monday found.</p> <p>The poll shows that an all-time high 59 percent of American voters support same-sex marriage -- nearly double the amount of voters who supported it in 2004. Support has also increased among conservative voters, with 35 percent now saying they back same-sex marriage, an increase of 9 percentage points from April 2013.</p> <p>Fred Yang, a Democratic pollster who conducted the survey with Republican Bill McInturff, told the Wall Street Journal that support for gay marriage was increasing among voters faster than attitudes towards interracial marriage, now supported by 87 percent of Americans.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/11/record-number-voters-support-gay-marriage-new-poll-finds" dc:identifier="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/11/record-number-voters-support-gay-marriage-new-poll-finds" dc:title="A Record Number Of Voters Support Gay Marriage, New Poll Finds" trackback:ping="https://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6332" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/11/record-number-voters-support-gay-marriage-new-poll-finds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gay Marriage Republican primary voters same-sex marriage Voters Support Gay civil rights Equality Wed, 11 Mar 2015 23:21:18 +0000 ONE Community 6332 at https://www.onecommunity.co A Record Number Of Voters Support Gay Marriage, New Poll Finds ONE Community Disability Benefits 101: Train-the-Trainer https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/11/disability-benefits-101-train-the-trainer <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2015/11/disability-benefits-101-train-the-trainer" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="https://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/disability_benefits_101_train-the-trainer.jpg" alt="Disability Benefits 101: Train-the-Trainer" title="Disability Benefits 101: Train-the-Trainer" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p class="rtecenter"> DISABILITY BENEFITS 101 TRAIN-THE-TRAINER<br /> March 25th -<br /> Two Different Trainings for Your Needs<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Who is this training for?<br /> Tier 2&nbsp;- 8:30AM - 12:30PM<br /> Service professionals who provide direct or coordinate employment based services.<br /> Tier&nbsp;1&nbsp;- 1:30PM - 5PM<br /> Everyone else - specialist assisting with getting people on benefits, teachers, organization and support groups that support people with disabilities.<br /> *Note training is tier specific. Pick the training that you think best fits your needs.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> What will you get from this training?</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/11/disability-benefits-101-train-the-trainer" dc:identifier="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/11/disability-benefits-101-train-the-trainer" dc:title="Disability Benefits 101: Train-the-Trainer" trackback:ping="https://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6331" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/11/disability-benefits-101-train-the-trainer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> *Note training Arizona Disability Benefits contact Nicholas Love DB101 competency Different Trainings disability benefits employment based services everyday business practices Incentive Information Network Nicholas Love Petition organizational support promising best practices Social Security Benefits training training tools participants WIIN work affects access Work Incentive Information civil rights Community Events Mon, 09 Mar 2015 18:56:44 +0000 ONE Community 6331 at https://www.onecommunity.co Disability Benefits 101: Train-the-Trainer ONE Community Weight Loss Seminar from Camelback Health Care https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/11/weight-loss-seminar-camelback-health-care <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2015/11/weight-loss-seminar-camelback-health-care" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="https://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/weight_loss_seminar_from_camelback_health_care.jpg" alt="Weight Loss Seminar from Camelback Health Care" title="Weight Loss Seminar from Camelback Health Care" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Losing weight is a difficult task. &nbsp;It takes hard work and comittment, but even that is not enough sometimes. To truly lose weight, we need to use the proper education and tools to achieve that goal. &nbsp;While most diets utilize some form of calorie reduction, this is often destined for poor results. &nbsp;Effective program addresses behavioral modification, sound coaching, and good protein source.</p> <p>Learn the basics of weight loss and understand the science of how our bodies use food for energy. This seminar discuss the insanity of &quot;yo-yo&quot; diets and the problems with Metabolic Syndrome. The key resides in the dysfunctional pancreas and insulin problems. We discuss ketosis based muscle sparing weight loss and sample Ideal Proteins food.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/11/weight-loss-seminar-camelback-health-care" dc:identifier="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/11/weight-loss-seminar-camelback-health-care" dc:title="Weight Loss Seminar from Camelback Health Care" trackback:ping="https://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6329" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/11/weight-loss-seminar-camelback-health-care" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 602-368-5861.  Samples addresses behavioral modification best weight loss calorie reduction Camelback Health Care Care Losing weight diets difficult task Dr. Brandon Kim dysfunctional pancreas food ingredients good protein source hard work inches insulin problems Ketosis key resides metabolic syndrome muscle sparing weight poor results pounds proper education sample Ideal Proteins sound coaching weight loss Weight Loss Basics Weight Loss Seminar Community Events Mon, 09 Mar 2015 18:40:39 +0000 ONE Community 6329 at https://www.onecommunity.co Weight Loss Seminar from Camelback Health Care ONE Community Special Film Screening of "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/10/special-film-screening-the-second-best-exotic-marigold-hotel <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2015/10/special-film-screening-the-second-best-exotic-marigold-hotel" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="https://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/special_film_screening_of_quotthe_second_best_exotic_marigold_hotelquot.jpg" alt="Special Film Screening of &amp;quot;The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel&amp;quot;" title="Special Film Screening of &quot;The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel&quot;" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Wednesday March 18, 2015 6:00pm-8:00pm</p> <p>Enjoy an evening of fun, wonder and hope as you support your favorite organization on March 18 at Harkin Theatres in Scottsdale! Enjoy a screening of The Second Best Marigold Hotel, a new feature starring Judy Dench, Maggie Smith, Dev Patel and Richard Gere from the Director of Shakespeare in Love!</p> <p>&quot;As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.&quot;</p> <p>Enjoy your evening knowing all proceeds from this event directly benefit the charity of your choice - The Human Rights Campaign, One-n-Ten, or the Sojourner Center.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/10/special-film-screening-the-second-best-exotic-marigold-hotel" dc:identifier="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/10/special-film-screening-the-second-best-exotic-marigold-hotel" dc:title="Special Film Screening of &quot;The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel&quot;" trackback:ping="https://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6326" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/10/special-film-screening-the-second-best-exotic-marigold-hotel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Best Exotic Marigold Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Best Marigold Hotel Exotic Marigold Hotel Human Rights Campaign Marigold Hotel Second Best Marigold Hotel single remaining vacancy Special Film Screening Community Events Fri, 06 Mar 2015 21:39:37 +0000 ONE Community 6326 at https://www.onecommunity.co Special Film Screening of "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" ONE Community That anti-gay bill in Arkansas actually became law today. Why couldn’t activists stop it? https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/09/anti-gay-bill-arkansas-actually-became-law-today-why-couldn%E2%80%99t-activists-stop-it <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2015/09/anti-gay-bill-arkansas-actually-became-law-today-why-couldn%E2%80%99t-activists-stop-it" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="https://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/that_anti-gay_bill_in_arkansas_actually_became_law_today._why_couldnt_activists_stop_it_.jpeg" alt="That anti-gay bill in Arkansas actually became law today. Why couldn’t activists stop it? " title="That anti-gay bill in Arkansas actually became law today. Why couldn’t activists stop it? " width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Monday was the deadline for Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson to veto SB 202, the anti-anti-discrimination bill that seeks to prevent cities and counties from protecting the civil rights of gay people.</p> <p>The bill passed the legislature 10 days ago. Hutchinson said he would allow it to become law. During the past week, pressure had been mounting on the governor to change his mind.</p> <p>Five days ago, the Arkansas chapter of the Human Rights Campaign released a&nbsp;statement&nbsp;condemning the bill. &ldquo;Discrimination is not an Arkansas value, and the Governor should take swift, immediate action to veto SB202,&rdquo; said chapter director Kendra R. Johnson.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/09/anti-gay-bill-arkansas-actually-became-law-today-why-couldn%E2%80%99t-activists-stop-it" dc:identifier="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/09/anti-gay-bill-arkansas-actually-became-law-today-why-couldn%E2%80%99t-activists-stop-it" dc:title="That anti-gay bill in Arkansas actually became law today. Why couldn’t activists stop it? 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Johnson late Monday night law LGBT national leaders LGBTQ grassroots organizations martin luther king national groups new conservative majorities Protection Clause argument protest Web site registered Arkansas SB similar anti-gay measure similar law state level fights state law uniform nondiscrimination laws Wal-Mart’s rating Workers International Union young gay people civil rights Equality Tue, 24 Feb 2015 20:33:20 +0000 ONE Community 6320 at https://www.onecommunity.co That anti-gay bill in Arkansas actually became law today. Why couldn’t activists stop it? ONE Community St Patrick’s Day is no excuse for discrimination https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/09/st-patrick%E2%80%99s-day-no-excuse-discrimination <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2015/09/st-patrick%E2%80%99s-day-no-excuse-discrimination" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="https://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/st_patricks_day_is_no_excuse_for_discrimination.jpg" alt="St Patrick’s Day is no excuse for discrimination" title="St Patrick’s Day is no excuse for discrimination" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The past few years have been remarkable for gay rights in the US. Well over half of the states now recognise same‑sex marriage and Oregon is the first state to elect an out&nbsp;bisexual state governor.</p> <p>With so many positive forces at play shouldn&rsquo;t it be expected that the annual&nbsp;St Patrick&rsquo;s Day parade in New York City&nbsp;would embrace gay marchers? Apparently not.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/09/st-patrick%E2%80%99s-day-no-excuse-discrimination" dc:identifier="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/09/st-patrick%E2%80%99s-day-no-excuse-discrimination" dc:title="St Patrick’s Day is no excuse for discrimination" trackback:ping="https://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6319" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/09/st-patrick%E2%80%99s-day-no-excuse-discrimination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Activist Emmaia Gelman annual St Patrick Avenue parade biggest sponsors bisexual state governor city council members cultural calendar Emmaia Gelman equal terms gay group gay groups gay marchers gay participation gay rights genuinely inclusive parade groups campaigning group Irish Queers huge event Irish American organisations Irish community Irish LGBT groups Irish LGBT people Kennedy Centre Kerry Kennedy LGBT LGBT campaigners lgbt community local politicians long-standing boycott NBC group new Democratic mayor New York New York borough New York City official parade parade parade organisers parades controversy parade’s inclusion police officers positive forces private business private parades Queens parade Robert F Kennedy same‑sex marriage St Patrick Supreme Court Ruling unfortunate annual reminder workplace group York official parade Business civil rights Equality Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:32:05 +0000 ONE Community 6319 at https://www.onecommunity.co St Patrick’s Day is no excuse for discrimination ONE Community Pediatrician won't treat baby with 2 moms https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/08/pediatrician-wont-treat-baby-2-moms <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2015/08/pediatrician-wont-treat-baby-2-moms" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="https://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/pediatrician_won039t_treat_baby_with_2_moms.jpg" alt="Pediatrician won&amp;#039;t treat baby with 2 moms" title="Pediatrician won&#039;t treat baby with 2 moms" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;Sitting in the pediatrician&#39;s office with their 6-day-old daughter, the&nbsp;two moms couldn&#39;t wait to meet the doctor&nbsp;they had picked out months before.</p> <p>The Roseville, Mich., pediatrician &mdash; one of many they had interviewed &mdash; seemed the perfect fit: She took a holistic approach to treating children. She used natural oils and probiotics. And she knew they were lesbians.</p> <p>But as Jami and Krista Contreras sat in the exam room, waiting to be seen for their newborn&#39;s first checkup, another pediatrician entered the room and delivered a major blow: The doctor they were hoping for had a change of heart. After &quot;much prayer,&quot; she decided that she couldn&#39;t treat their baby because they are lesbians.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/08/pediatrician-wont-treat-baby-2-moms" dc:identifier="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/08/pediatrician-wont-treat-baby-2-moms" dc:title="Pediatrician won&#039;t treat baby with 2 moms" trackback:ping="https://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6317" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/08/pediatrician-wont-treat-baby-2-moms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bay Windsor Contreras Civil Rights Act Jami Contreras Krista Contreras LGBT individuals LGBT person experiences pediatric medicine pediatrician Roi sexual orientation Vesna Roi Business civil rights Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:29:06 +0000 ONE Community 6317 at https://www.onecommunity.co Pediatrician won't treat baby with 2 moms ONE Community ‘Relationship with Jesus’ doesn’t justify florist’s refusal to serve gay couple, judge rules https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/08/%E2%80%98relationship-jesus%E2%80%99-doesn%E2%80%99t-justify-florist%E2%80%99s-refusal-serve-gay-couple-judge-rules <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2015/08/%E2%80%98relationship-jesus%E2%80%99-doesn%E2%80%99t-justify-florist%E2%80%99s-refusal-serve-gay-couple-judge-rules" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="https://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/relationship_with_jesus_doesnt_justify_florists_refusal_to_serve_gay_couple_judge_rules.jpg" alt="‘Relationship with Jesus’ doesn’t justify florist’s refusal to serve gay couple, judge rules" title="‘Relationship with Jesus’ doesn’t justify florist’s refusal to serve gay couple, judge rules" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>A Washington state florist who refused to provide flower arrangements for a gay wedding &ldquo;because of [her] relationship with Jesus&rdquo; violated the state&rsquo;s&nbsp;anti-discrimination and consumer protection laws, a judgeruled&nbsp;Wednesday.</p> <p>&ldquo;Religious motivation does not excuse compliance with the law,&rdquo;&nbsp;Benton County Superior Court Judge Alexander C. Ekstrom&nbsp;said in his&nbsp;60-page opinion. &ldquo;In trade and commerce, and more particularly when seeking to prevent discrimination in public accommodations, the courts have confirmed the power of the legislative branch to prohibit conduct it deems discriminatory, even where the motivation for that conduct is grounded in religious belief.&rdquo;</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/08/%E2%80%98relationship-jesus%E2%80%99-doesn%E2%80%99t-justify-florist%E2%80%99s-refusal-serve-gay-couple-judge-rules" dc:identifier="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/08/%E2%80%98relationship-jesus%E2%80%99-doesn%E2%80%99t-justify-florist%E2%80%99s-refusal-serve-gay-couple-judge-rules" dc:title="‘Relationship with Jesus’ doesn’t justify florist’s refusal to serve gay couple, judge rules" trackback:ping="https://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6314" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/08/%E2%80%98relationship-jesus%E2%80%99-doesn%E2%80%99t-justify-florist%E2%80%99s-refusal-serve-gay-couple-judge-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alexander C. Ekstrom Baronelle Stutzman consumer protection consumer protection laws flower arrangements same-sex marriage Stutzman Stutzman’s attorney Stutzman’s faith Washington State Washington state businesses Washington state florist Washington State Attorney wedding Stutzman Business civil rights Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:46:46 +0000 ONE Community 6314 at https://www.onecommunity.co ‘Relationship with Jesus’ doesn’t justify florist’s refusal to serve gay couple, judge rules ONE Community Texas Judge Rules State Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Unconstitutional https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/08/texas-judge-rules-state-ban-same-sex-marriage-unconstitutional <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2015/08/texas-judge-rules-state-ban-same-sex-marriage-unconstitutional" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="https://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/texas_judge_rules_state_ban_on_same-sex_marriage_unconstitutional.jpg" alt="Texas Judge Rules State Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Unconstitutional" title="Texas Judge Rules State Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Unconstitutional" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>A Texas probate judge ruled Tuesday that the state&#39;s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional.</p> <p>The ruling, by Travis County Probate Judge Guy Herman, was part of an estate battle, according to the&nbsp;Austin-American Statesman. An Austin woman sought to have her eight-year relationship with a woman who died of cancer in June recognized as a common-law marriage.</p> <p>&ldquo;Oh, we had a marriage. It was definitely a marriage,&rdquo; Sonemaly Phrasavath, the woman challenging the state&#39;s ban,&nbsp;told KXAN&nbsp;late last year. &ldquo;We carried ourselves as such. She was in every sense my wife and vice versa.&rdquo;</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/08/texas-judge-rules-state-ban-same-sex-marriage-unconstitutional" dc:identifier="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/08/texas-judge-rules-state-ban-same-sex-marriage-unconstitutional" dc:title="Texas Judge Rules State Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Unconstitutional" trackback:ping="https://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6312" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/08/texas-judge-rules-state-ban-same-sex-marriage-unconstitutional" target="_blank">read more</a></p> federal judge Judge Guy Herman probate judge same-sex marriage Same-Sex Marriage Unconstitutional same-sex marriages Texas Texas attorney general Texas Judge Rules Texas probate judge civil rights Equality Wed, 18 Feb 2015 17:41:52 +0000 ONE Community 6312 at https://www.onecommunity.co Texas Judge Rules State Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Unconstitutional ONE Community La Gran Fiesta: A Celebration of Latin and Hispanic Cultures https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/07/la-gran-fiesta-celebration-latin-and-hispanic-cultures <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2015/07/la-gran-fiesta-celebration-latin-and-hispanic-cultures" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="https://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/la_gran_fiesta_a_celebration_of_latin_and_hispanic_cultures.jpg" alt="La Gran Fiesta: A Celebration of Latin and Hispanic Cultures" title="La Gran Fiesta: A Celebration of Latin and Hispanic Cultures" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>As part of its 2015 Sunday A&rsquo;Fair free concert series, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present&nbsp; La Gran Fiesta: A Celebration of Latin and Hispanic Cultures on Sunday, March 1, from noon to 4 p.m.</p> <p>Celebrating the 5th&nbsp;anniversary of Scottsdale&rsquo;s annual La Gran Fiesta, this special Sunday A&rsquo;Fair showcases the L.A. band La Santa Cecilia, winner of the 2014 Grammy Award for &ldquo;Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album.&rdquo; This acclaimed group is known for its unique sound and colorful, passionate performances. Named after the patron saint of musicians, La Santa Cecilia draws inspiration from around the globe, utilizing Pan-American rhythms like cumbia, bossa nova, rumba, bolero, tango, jazz, rock and klezmer music.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/07/la-gran-fiesta-celebration-latin-and-hispanic-cultures" dc:identifier="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/07/la-gran-fiesta-celebration-latin-and-hispanic-cultures" dc:title="La Gran Fiesta: A Celebration of Latin and Hispanic Cultures" trackback:ping="https://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6306" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/07/la-gran-fiesta-celebration-latin-and-hispanic-cultures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 1 21-acre urban oasis 800-capacity Scottsdale Civic Additional free parking American Sign Language annual La Gran Arazando Dance Company A’Fair free concert band La Santa Best Latin Rock Center Amphitheater Center Library parking Ceremonies Normalicia Blanco Civic Center Park Civil Dialogue Series downtown Scottsdale Filipiniana Dance Troupe free community panel G. Piper Theater Greater Scottsdale Hispanic Cultures Human Relations Commission La Gran Fiesta La Santa Cecilia live audio description Mundo Latino Entertainment nonprofit Scottsdale Cultural Old Town Parking Patron Services Box performing arts Phoenix band Ritmo premier performing-arts halls public parking garage Scottsdale Scottsdale Center Scottsdale Civic Center Scottsdale Cultural Council Scottsdale Human Relations Scottsdale Insurance/Nationwide Foundation Scottsdale Museum Scottsdale Public Art Services Box Office Signature Sponsor APS special Sunday A’Fair Sponsors Cancer Treatment Sunday A’Fair upbeat Afro-Caribbean rhythms upcycled/recycled global crafts Wells Fargo Wells Fargo Avenue western United States Community Events Thu, 12 Feb 2015 22:58:48 +0000 ONE Community 6306 at https://www.onecommunity.co La Gran Fiesta: A Celebration of Latin and Hispanic Cultures ONE Community Wyoming Senate Passes LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/07/wyoming-senate-passes-lgbt-anti-discrimination-bill <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2015/07/wyoming-senate-passes-lgbt-anti-discrimination-bill" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="https://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/wyoming_senate_passes_lgbt_anti-discrimination_bill.jpg" alt="Wyoming Senate Passes LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill" title="Wyoming Senate Passes LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>By 24-6 landslide, the Republican-dominated Wyoming state Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity in venues ranging from court juries and public schools to privately owned businesses that are open to the public.</p> <p>The measure, which is&nbsp;supported&nbsp;by Gov. Matt Mead, will proceed to the state&rsquo;s house of representatives.</p> <p>Jeran Artery of Wyoming Equality was thrilled with the vote despite provisions that exempt religious organizations, Wyoming Public Media news director Bob Beckreported&nbsp;minutes afterward on Twitter.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/07/wyoming-senate-passes-lgbt-anti-discrimination-bill" dc:identifier="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/07/wyoming-senate-passes-lgbt-anti-discrimination-bill" dc:title="Wyoming Senate Passes LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill" trackback:ping="https://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6303" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/07/wyoming-senate-passes-lgbt-anti-discrimination-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alliance Defending Freedom american civil liberties anti-discrimination bills BuzzFeed News Freedom Restoration Act Gov. Matt Mead LGBT Advocates LGBT same-sex couples moral conscience news director Bob Passes LGBT Anti-Discrimination privately owned businesses religious beliefs religious freedom religious freedom bills religious freedom laws Religious Freedom Restoration Religious Freedom Restoration Act Wyoming Wyoming Equality Wyoming Public Media Wyoming state Senate civil rights Equality Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:00:33 +0000 ONE Community 6303 at https://www.onecommunity.co Wyoming Senate Passes LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill ONE Community Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback Rescinds Anti-Discrimination Protections For LGBT State Workers https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/07/kansas-gov-sam-brownback-rescinds-anti-discrimination-protections-lgbt-state-workers <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2015/07/kansas-gov-sam-brownback-rescinds-anti-discrimination-protections-lgbt-state-workers" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="https://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/kansas_gov._sam_brownback_rescinds_anti-discrimination_protections_for_lgbt_state_workers.jpg" alt="Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback Rescinds Anti-Discrimination Protections For LGBT State Workers" title="Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback Rescinds Anti-Discrimination Protections For LGBT State Workers" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) on Tuesday unilaterally rescinded rules that had protected state workers from discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.</p> <p>Brownback said an anti-discrimination order issued in 2007 by then-Gov. Kathleen Sebelius (D), should have been done through legislation.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/07/kansas-gov-sam-brownback-rescinds-anti-discrimination-protections-lgbt-state-workers" dc:identifier="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/07/kansas-gov-sam-brownback-rescinds-anti-discrimination-protections-lgbt-state-workers" dc:title="Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback Rescinds Anti-Discrimination Protections For LGBT State Workers" trackback:ping="https://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6302" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/07/kansas-gov-sam-brownback-rescinds-anti-discrimination-protections-lgbt-state-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brownback Rescinds Anti-Discrimination Doug Bonney Gov. Sam Brownback Kansas Kansas Gov. Sam LGBT state employees civil rights Equality Tue, 10 Feb 2015 23:53:14 +0000 ONE Community 6302 at https://www.onecommunity.co Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback Rescinds Anti-Discrimination Protections For LGBT State Workers ONE Community Conservatives Seize On Hugely Flawed Study About Same-Sex Parents https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/07/conservatives-seize-hugely-flawed-study-about-same-sex-parents <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2015/07/conservatives-seize-hugely-flawed-study-about-same-sex-parents" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="https://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/conservatives_seize_on_hugely_flawed_study_about_same-sex_parents.jpg" alt="Conservatives Seize On Hugely Flawed Study About Same-Sex Parents" title="Conservatives Seize On Hugely Flawed Study About Same-Sex Parents" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Conservatives are excitedly promoting a new study that supposedly reveals negative outcomes for the children of same-sex parents. Like the&nbsp;infamously flawed Mark Regnerus study&nbsp;rushed out two years ago, the new study seems timed to impact the Supreme Court&rsquo;s upcoming consideration of marriage equality for same-sex couples. It suffers, however, from some of the same flaws and biases as Regnerus&rsquo; study, and doesn&rsquo;t actually support the argument against marriage equality that it tries to make.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/07/conservatives-seize-hugely-flawed-study-about-same-sex-parents" dc:identifier="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/07/conservatives-seize-hugely-flawed-study-about-same-sex-parents" dc:title="Conservatives Seize On Hugely Flawed Study About Same-Sex Parents" trackback:ping="https://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6301" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/07/conservatives-seize-hugely-flawed-study-about-same-sex-parents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Donald Paul Sullins same-sex couples same-sex families same-sex marriage same-sex parents Same-Sex Parents Conservatives same-sex relationship study Sullins civil rights Equality Tue, 10 Feb 2015 23:28:18 +0000 ONE Community 6301 at https://www.onecommunity.co Conservatives Seize On Hugely Flawed Study About Same-Sex Parents ONE Community Supreme Court Refuses To Stop Gay Marriages In Alabama https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/07/supreme-court-refuses-stop-gay-marriages-alabama <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2015/07/supreme-court-refuses-stop-gay-marriages-alabama" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="https://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/supreme_court_refuses_to_stop_gay_marriages_in_alabama.png" alt="Supreme Court Refuses To Stop Gay Marriages In Alabama" title="Supreme Court Refuses To Stop Gay Marriages In Alabama" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The U.S. Supreme Court refused to halt same-sex marriages in Alabama, paving the way for the first gay couples to marry in the state on Monday.</p> <p>In January, Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange had&nbsp;asked a judge&nbsp;to put a stay on the ruling that overturned the state&#39;s ban on gay marriage.&nbsp;Roy Moore, chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, sent an order to state probate judges Sunday night telling them not to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, according to the AP.</p> <p>The Supreme Court justices ruled 7-2 Monday morning that same-sex weddings could start in Alabama, making it the 37th state where gay marriage is allowed.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/07/supreme-court-refuses-stop-gay-marriages-alabama" dc:identifier="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/07/supreme-court-refuses-stop-gay-marriages-alabama" dc:title="Supreme Court Refuses To Stop Gay Marriages In Alabama" trackback:ping="https://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6298" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/07/supreme-court-refuses-stop-gay-marriages-alabama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alabama Alabama Supreme Court gay couples gay marriage. Roy General Luther Strange same-sex marriages Supreme Court supreme court justices U.S. Supreme Court civil rights Equality Gay Marriage Mon, 09 Feb 2015 15:52:07 +0000 ONE Community 6298 at https://www.onecommunity.co Supreme Court Refuses To Stop Gay Marriages In Alabama ONE Community The small Mormon step that's actually a big deal https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/06/the-small-mormon-step-thats-actually-big-deal <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2015/06/the-small-mormon-step-thats-actually-big-deal" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="https://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/the_small_mormon_step_that039s_actually_a_big_deal.jpg" alt="The small Mormon step that&amp;#039;s actually a big deal" title="The small Mormon step that&#039;s actually a big deal" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Lasting change doesn&#39;t come in big jumps. It happens through a lot of smaller steps &mdash; not all of them smooth or easy.</p> <p>Last week, the Mormon church took one of those steps when it&nbsp;acknowledged the steady movement toward true equality&nbsp;for gays and lesbians. In a rare press conference, top church leaders expressed support for laws that bar discrimination in housing, employment &quot;and some other areas where LGBT people do not have protections.&quot;</p> <p>This was not unequivocal, however. In fact, some have criticized the event as being largely designed to co-opt the call to end discrimination.</p> <p>That&#39;s a fair observation.</p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/06/the-small-mormon-step-thats-actually-big-deal" dc:identifier="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/06/the-small-mormon-step-thats-actually-big-deal" dc:title="The small Mormon step that&#039;s actually a big deal" trackback:ping="https://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6288" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/06/the-small-mormon-step-thats-actually-big-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> big deal Lasting church leaders civil rights enforcement-only state legislation LGBT people Mormon Church Mormon doctrine rare press conference small Mormon step civil rights Equality Mon, 02 Feb 2015 17:32:42 +0000 ONE Community 6288 at https://www.onecommunity.co The small Mormon step that's actually a big deal ONE Community CRAIGSLISTLIEDER & OTHER TASTELESS TUNES AT CRESCENT BALLROOM https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/05/craigslistlieder-other-tasteless-tunes-crescent-ballroom <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2015/05/craigslistlieder-other-tasteless-tunes-crescent-ballroom" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="https://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/craigslistlieder_amp_other_tasteless_tunes_at_crescent_ballroom.jpg" alt="CRAIGSLISTLIEDER &amp;amp; OTHER TASTELESS TUNES AT CRESCENT BALLROOM" title="CRAIGSLISTLIEDER &amp; OTHER TASTELESS TUNES AT CRESCENT BALLROOM" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://files.ctctcdn.com/732079e2201/d8c27720-2a67-4e03-987a-e2f30f645d7a.png"><img alt="" src="https://files.ctctcdn.com/732079e2201/d8c27720-2a67-4e03-987a-e2f30f645d7a.png" style="width: 800px; height: 578px;" /></a></p> <!-- <rdf:RDF xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:trackback="http://madskills.com/public/xml/rss/module/trackback/"> <rdf:Description rdf:about="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/05/craigslistlieder-other-tasteless-tunes-crescent-ballroom" dc:identifier="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/05/craigslistlieder-other-tasteless-tunes-crescent-ballroom" dc:title="CRAIGSLISTLIEDER &amp; OTHER TASTELESS TUNES AT CRESCENT BALLROOM" trackback:ping="https://www.onecommunity.co/trackback/6287" /> </rdf:RDF> --> <p><a href="https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/05/craigslistlieder-other-tasteless-tunes-crescent-ballroom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arizona Opera Arizona Opera artists Arizona Opera Marion Chad Sloan fully-staged opera performances Marion Roose Pullin Merola Opera Program Opera Young Artists Pullin Opera Studio Roose Pullin Opera San Francisco Opera studio artists Community Events Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:15:33 +0000 ONE Community 6287 at https://www.onecommunity.co CRAIGSLISTLIEDER & OTHER TASTELESS TUNES AT CRESCENT BALLROOM ONE Community Mozart's Magic Flute Inspired by Steampunk and Magritte https://www.onecommunity.co/blog/2015/05/mozarts-magic-flute-inspired-steampunk-and-magritte <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/blog/2015/05/mozarts-magic-flute-inspired-steampunk-and-magritte" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139 imagecache-linked imagecache-162X139_linked"><img src="https://www.onecommunity.co/sites/default/files/imagecache/162X139/images/blog/mozart039s_magic_flute_inspired_by_steampunk_and_magritte.jpg" alt="Mozart&amp;#039;s Magic Flute Inspired by Steampunk and Magritte" title="Mozart&#039;s Magic Flute Inspired by Steampunk and Magritte" width="162" height="139" class="imagecache imagecache-162X139"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p> GIRL MEETS BOY, BOY MEETS SNAKE<br /> AND YOU THINK YOUR DREAMS ARE WEIRD<br /> &nbsp;<br /> THE MAGIC FLUTE<br /> by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart<br /> <a href="http://ih.constantcontact.com/fs162/1108883210807/img/196.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://ih.constantcontact.com/fs162/1108883210807/img/196.jpg" style="width: 300px; 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a church elder, Jeffrey R. 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Jim transgender people U.S. Supreme Court vital religious freedoms civil rights Equality Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:21:02 +0000 ONE Community 6285 at https://www.onecommunity.co The Mormon Church Comes Out In Favor Of LGBT Rights -- Kind Of ONE Community