Equal airtime no salve for challenges to religious beliefs

It is possible to reconcile science and faith and respect people who don’t hold the same views we do?!? It isn’t necessary to shut others down, force them to adopt our own beliefs, or make them understand the beliefs we hold dear. Faith can be challenged by what some call facts, and it’s possible for … Continue reading Equal airtime no salve for challenges to religious beliefs

NOH8 Campaign – Coming to Compass May 5th

In January of this year several of Compass’ staff attended the Creating Change Conference, an annual gathering of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender activists. We encountered the NOH8 Campaign and decided to participate. We recently received our pictures and notice that NOH8 will be making several stops throughout Florida next month. NOH8 is hosting open shoots … Continue reading NOH8 Campaign – Coming to Compass May 5th

PrideFest in Lake Worth – Sarah Greer Santaluces

PrideFest is a celebration to support gay rights in the community and for LGBTQ and their allies to come together for such an occasion. It was a huge party in Lake Worth, right by the beach; there were singers, speakers, dancing and much more. β€œIt was a beautiful day in the downtown area,” said freshmen … Continue reading PrideFest in Lake Worth – Sarah Greer Santaluces

Lillian Tamayo: Birth control is health care

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a pair of cases that challenge the birth control benefit β€” Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius. In each of these cases, employers at for-profit corporations want to deny their employees legally mandated insurance coverage for birth control, … Continue reading Lillian Tamayo: Birth control is health care