[SGI] Re: strenuous dialogue
- the onyl sect of Buddhism I know of that says anything bad about GLBT
is Tibetan lineage and some Theravada. This comes from a simple
misinterpretation of not using as harmful.
--- In SokaGakkaiInternational@yahoogroups.com, "Colin"
> Hi Robert
> I'll do a lazy top post this time. Yes, thanks for all your updates
> about progress made in the SGI over the past 10 years or so
> treatment of GLB members. I left off the "T" because in my personalthe
> experience and observation, there is a long distance to travel
> regarding how the SGI deals with trans issues.
> Best regards!
> --- In SokaGakkaiInternational@yahoogroups.com, "Robert Brown"
> <buddharob@h...> wrote:>
> > I think we can all safely say that the worst of that is all in
> past now!attended
> > As you know, Danny Nagashima, General Director of SGI-USA,
> > first SGI-USA LGBT Training Course and officially apologised for
> > behaviour of some leaders / members in those times.
> > Since then there are a few members who have been saying that we
> > achieve enlightenment if we're LGBT, however in a recent case in
> Texas, that
> > particular District Leader was explained by senior leaders the
> > interpretation of this.
> > In addition, as you know, President Ikeda sends messages of
> to the
> > LGBT Training Courses in the USA, Canada and Germany - along with
> > messages of support to B-Net, the Soka Gakkai LGBT Group in Japan.
> > regards
> > Robert
> > London
- In a message dated 1/2/06 7:37:06 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> It's like Prime Minister's Question Time in the British Parliament.I caught that one time on TV and noticed a huge difference in what see with
> The PM has to cross swords with friends and critics alike twice a
> week without speech writers or aides, in front of TV cameras.
> Compare that with Bush making speeches to hand picked audiences of
our presidents. I think it is a very good thing.
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