With December just around the corner, I have started to see those red Salvation Army donation buckets again. While in general, donating to the less fortunate is a lovely thing to do during the holiday season, I would personally avoid doing so with the Salvation Army. In , trans woman Jennifer Gale was found dead outside a homeless shelter run by the Salvation Army. The reason she froze to death on the street?
Annual Reminder: Don’t Give Your Change to the Salvation Army
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other reason why i shouldnt give to salvation army?
Filed in: Best of , Fundie Watch , Living , Marriage Equality Tags: anti-gay bigotry , anti-gay organizations , anti-gay policies , bad charities , bell ringers , Christmas , give to Salvation Army , holiday season , Salvation Army , Thanksgiving. As the holidays approach, the Salvation Army bell ringers are out in front of stores dunning shoppers for donations. If you care about gay rights, you'll skip their bucket in favor of a charity that doesn't actively discriminate against the LGBT community.
In recent years, the Salvation Army has come under fire for its lengthy history of anti-LGBT political maneuvering and other incidents. The church has publicly articulated its belief that homosexuality is unacceptable, stating :. Scripture opposes homosexual practices by direct comment and also by clearly implied disapproval. The Bible treats such practices as self-evidently abnormal. Attempts to establish or promote such relationships as viable alternatives to heterosexually-based family life do not conform to God's will for society.