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Following today’s media, whether print, television or internet, Muslims worldwide are bombarded with politically laced anti-Islamic, clash of civilization rhetoric, claiming Muslims and their faith are incompatible with the modern world.

It’s been a long journey in this fight against HIV/AIDS and it ain’t over yet!

Earlier this year, Dr. Yolanda Pierce was announced by President Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick as the new Dean of Howard University School of Divinity.

Bishop Yvette A. Flunder is a ferocious, fiery and focused preacher of the gospel of the radically inclusive love of Jesus Christ.  She’s spoken in the White House, from the steps of the Supreme Court and before a gathering of thousands at the 2017 Ministers March on Washington

There are affirming ministries throughout the U.S. and around the globe. In order to best organize those churches that have been public in their outreach, we have assembled a listing of affirming denominations in order to provide you with options if you are seeking sanctuary in your area.

Why do I stay when I know I’m not “loved” as they [the saints] confess their love towards me? Why do I stay? Why do I continue to use the gifts God has given me in Music Ministry in the Black Church? It’s simple -- primarily because I truly love God!

According to the HRSA Public Service Act, A homeless individual is defined in section 330(h)(5)(A) as “an individual who lacks housing (without regard to whether the individual is a member of a family)...

Christopher​ ​Smith​ ​and​ ​Verdell​ ​Wright​ ​go​ ​way​ ​back.​ ​They’ve​ ​been​ ​involved​ ​in​ ​numerous Christian​ ​organizations​ ​that​ ​taught​ ​them​ ​conservative​ ​views​ ​on​ ​sexuality.​

In the winter 2013 issue of SWERV we featured our first 3 couples in the Marriage Announcements.  At that time New Jersey had become the 13th state to legalize same-sex marriage and we were excited.