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MFP Voices

Diversity Is An Overused Word, But a Vital First Step for Essential Journalism 

MFP Co-founder and Publisher Kimberly Griffin reflects on takeaways from a national journalism conference in Chicago, highlighting the continual growth of diversity in media. “‘Diversity’ is an overused word, yet I can’t think of any better word to describe the rooms filled with more Black and Brown folks, more young people, and more people from the LGBTQ+ community,” she writes.

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MFP Voices

Safe Harbor Family Church: LGBTQ and Allies Since 1995

In 1995, 12 LGBTQ individuals came together to cultivate a safe place to worship together, founding Safe Harbor Family Church in Clinton, Miss. Almost 30 years later, the church is still “committed to justice and advocacy for the hurt, the hungry and the excluded,” Shelli Poe writes.

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