Best of In The Fray 2008.
A new magazine is breaking down local taboos and entering the global feminist fray.
The Rev. Mel White served the Religious Right until he came out as a gay man. Here he discusses the reconciliation of his politics, his faith, and his sexual orientation.
The author of God in the White House talks about the ratcheting up of religion, or at least of the rhetoric of religion, in presidential politics; the “abortion myth” in the rise of the Religious Right; and why religion is best left “on the margins of society, not the councils of power.”
Producer and director Mary Olive Smith’s new documentary, A Walk to Beautiful, follows five Ethiopian women who struggle with an isolating medical condition and who set out on a search for treatment.
Activist Lupe Anguiano reflects on a life spent fighting for equality.
A conversation with Ashraf Khader, a Palestinian fighter turned peace activist.
For youth involved in Global Action Project, filmmaking is just the beginning.
A conversation with Raphael Cohen-Almagor on the prospects for Israeli peace.
A conversation with Tom Hayden on being stirred by bullies and killers.
A conversation with photographer and cultural activist Martha Cooper.
Though mainstream media coverage of the Israel-Palestine conflict suggests the inevitability of violence, alternative media is discovering just how deep the desire for non-violent solutions runs. A conversation with activist-filmmaker Ronit Avni.
A conversation with Sara Davis and Robert Barnett on two of China’s ethnic peoples.