A Message from The Board of The Oasis

The Oasis was shocked and saddened by the decision of “an overwhelming majority” of Primates to attempt to punish The Episcopal Church for the changes made to our canons to allow full access to the sacramental life of the church for everyone – including marriage equality. The pain of the intent to exclude touches the
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Most of the friends I knew before I arrived at General Convention on the generosity of grants. They were spread between Episcopal Peace Fellowship, Episcopal Service Corps or the Young Adult Festival. They fit the bill of a disillusioned-with-the-church millennial, hanging onto shards of their faith, with somewhat politically radical political praxis. I heard many
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Suffer the Little Children

  Honest to Ethel! I can’t imagine you haven’t heard about the brouhaha coming out of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida concerning the “postponement” of the baptism of Jack, the adopted son of two fathers. You can find the perspective of Eric and Rich McCaffery, Jack’s parents, here in The Blade. You can find
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For decades activists and human rights lawyers have formed strategic alliances to promote global LGBTQ rights. From the introduction of same-sex marriage in countries including Argentina, France, New Zealand, South Africa, the United States, and Uruguay, to the push for greater human rights protections for transgender communities in Cuba, to the enactment of anti-discrimination legislation,
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