Melissa Regan is a Sundance award-winning filmmaker whose work has appeared on HBO, PBS and Oprah. Her funny and touching film NO DUMB QUESTIONS -- about 6, 9 and 11 year old sisters whose Uncle Bill is becoming their new Aunt Barbara -- is helping families, schools, colleges and workplaces talk to kids about topics of transgender and sexual orientation. She's been on the road with nuns for the past two years and is now finishing a new documentary film about Sister Simone Campbell and the NUNS ON THE BUS. Melissa has a masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.
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June 30, 2014
Today the Supreme Court voted in favor of Hobby Lobby's "religious freedom" to decide not to abide by the Affordable Care Act and deny contraception coverage to their employees.
June 30, 2014
“Sister, you and your fellow nuns have clearly gone rogue!" -- Stephen Colbert Sister Simone Campbell was 18 years old when she joined the convent and 21 when she took her nun vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. Her younger sister and best friend was dying of Hodgkin’s disease. It was the 1960’s and kids were fighting off police dogs and fire hoses while marching in the streets for their civil rights. Simone wanted to join the battle for social justice with a community inspired by the gospel. So she became a nun. Fast forward 48 years. It's 2012. The Vatican publicly reprimands American...