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Welcome to the Desert Business Association — The LGBTQ Chamber for the Coachella Valley

May 12, 2022

The Desert Business Association (DBA) is comprised of about 250 LGBTQ and allied businesses and professionals from across the Coachella Valley who have joined together for business promotion, economic development, educational, and humanitarian purposes. Established in 1979, the DBA is one of the oldest LGBTQ business associations in the country, and the second oldest in…

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LGBTQ And The Episcopal Church

May 11, 2022

Faithful Episcopalians have been working toward a greater understanding and radical inclusion of all of God’s children for nearly a half-century. In 1974, Louie Crew founded IntegrityUSA, a non-profit organization with the goal of full-inclusion of LGBT persons in The Episcopal Church. The next General Convention, in 1976, adopted resolutions stating that “homosexual persons are children of…

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Why Is The Sin Of Hatred So Dangerous?

May 11, 2022

Bethany Verrett March 18, 2021 — The root of evil is rebellion against God, His nature and His will. People cave into their fleshly desires, whether instinctively or intentionally, when they set themselves against God. The Bible makes it clear that God is love; He is the source of love, the giver of true life,…

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California Protects The Rights Of LGBTQ+ People

May 11, 2022

In California, LGBTQ+ people have equal civil rights, dignity, and worth. The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) is here to help.

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Equality California – Civil Rights Protection

May 11, 2022

Working closely with members of the California Legislative LGBTQ Caucus and other pro-equality legislators, Equality California sponsors and supports pro-equality state legislation in Sacramento. Together, we’ve enacted the strongest statewide civil rights protections for LGBTQ+ people in the nation. As of January 2022, the California Legislature has passed 174 bills and resolutions sponsored by Equality…

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