N. Jeanne Burns
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Marcia P Roberts replied to N. Jeanne Burns's discussion 'Quote Game' in the group Diversity (Race, Class, Gender, etc.)
"This information and follow up posts from Isabel Penrath answer so many questions. Quaker history bears examination in terms of its treatment of Blacks and other People of Color.  Shame on those who claim superiority in their "right…"
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What of God's Law?

Posted on 5th mo. 4, 2013 at 7:00pm 1 Comment

The Minnesota legislature is considering passing a law allowing for full marriage equality. It's made me think of my own marriage to Liz on May 20, 2000 at Twin Cities Friends Meeting, and the very large and beautiful certificate we have on our wall. And it made me ask a question of TCFM, what, if any, accommodation will TCFM make for couples whose marriage they took under their care before it became legal to file for a marriage licence?

TCFM is taking the question under consideration…

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Dear Straight Friend

Posted on 9th mo. 21, 2012 at 2:01pm 3 Comments

This letter I wrote to a straight Friend after she yelled at another Friend last night on the phone. We were phone banking people who have made a commitment to fight the constitutional amendment on marriage in Minnesota.

Dear Straight Friend,



I’m sorry getting a phone call from another Friend, who wanted to talk with you about having conversations with your friends and neighbors about the…

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Quakers for Marriage Equality T-shirts!

Posted on 1st mo. 2, 2012 at 1:01am 0 Comments

See the new Quakers for Marriage Equality T-shirts here! Get your Quakers for Marriage Equality T-shirts here!

Friends and Hierarchy and Social Change

Posted on 9th mo. 27, 2010 at 5:40pm 9 Comments

I just read a new New Yorker article from Malcolm Gladwell called Small Change: Why the Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted. Because I am a Quaker and believe strongly in equality and egalitarianism, I wanted to argue with… Continue

Women in The Church

Posted on 4th mo. 7, 2010 at 11:37pm 0 Comments

Yes, the "The" is supposed to be capitalized.


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