Unitarian Universalist minister in Spokane stirs controversy for calling church too politically correct

A Spokane Unitarian Universalist minister, who for years declined to perform marriages as protest against policies prohibiting gay couples from wedding, says he was asked to leave a national conference this weekend for arguing the church was too devoted to political correctness. “My book, from what I’ve been told, is being called hate speech, racist, homophobic,” […]

‘To Thrive, Not Just Survive’: Spokane Pride Parade and Rainbow Festival enjoys record-breaking crowds

Record-breaking crowds flocked to the Spokane Pride Parade and Rainbow Festival in Spokane on Saturday. “I’m hearing estimates of 24,000 people,” said Steven Herevia, Spokane Pride coordinator. “The community spirit here is so alive.” More than 100 groups signed up to be in the parade this year with 1,500 people marching, according to Michael Jepson, […]