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This Group Might Save Your LGBTQ Kid’s Lifeposted on October 27, 2022
For The Washington Post Magazine, Britt Peterson reports that Mama Bears, a support group for Christian mothers of LGBTQ children, has grown from a small organization to 35,000 members worldwide. Peterson spoke to Marie Griffith, the editor of Religion & Politics and the director of the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics, which publishes this journal. “Evangelicals aren’t a monolith, of course,” Griffith said.“You’ve got those folks that have very strong anti-gay views, and then a rising number of people who say this is just not a big issue.” The group is meant to serve both as a support network as well as a space in which members can challenge other members to be more accepting of their LGBTQ children.
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