Conversation Starters 3/28/17
What are you thinking about what is going on in the world? Here’s the top stories from women, ministry, and world news this week.
by Tamara Best, The Lens Blog, The New York Times
Felicia Abban’s path to becoming Ghana’s first female professional photographer started at her father’s side, when he took her on as his only female apprentice.
by Beth Sherouse, Think Progress
About half of the LGBTQ community identifies as bi+. So why aren’t they represented?
by Reid Wilson, The Hill
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) has signed legislation that would allow student organizations at the commonwealth’s public schools and colleges to bar gays, lesbians and transgender people from joining, opening a new front in a national battle over so-called religious freedom laws.
by Sarah Posner, New Republic
How did Donald Trump—a thrice-married, biblically illiterate sexual predator—hijack the religious right?
by Molly Ball, The Atlantic
Kellyanne Conway’s theory that Republicans could win a presidential election with an anti-immigration message had a major influence on Trump’s platform—and his win.
by Scott Malone, Reuters
Since President Donald Trump's election, monthly lectures on social justice at the 600-seat Gothic chapel of New York's Union Theological Seminary have been filled to capacity with crowds three times what they usually draw.
by Brady Dennis, The Washington Post
The cookies showed up Monday morning, hundreds of them packed tightly in cardboard boxes, and made their way to offices throughout the Environmental Protection Agency’s headquarters in downtown Washington.