I accepted a position with The Salvation Army Community and Family Services division.
It wasn’t easy to do. I have some serious problems with some of their philosophies. Serious. Problems.
This position exists to disburse emergency financial resources to assist individuals and families that are…
The Canadian Salvation Army does not have a discriminatory policy in regards to the LGBTQ community. My friend Arin stayed in a Salvation Army shelter back in the mid ‘90’s, after her fundie grandparents tossed her out for refusing to wear dresses, and liking girls. She didn’t ever feel judged for being gay, and was more than once assured that Jesus didn’t care who she loved.
There have been individual incidents, where employees of the Sally Ann have acted in a discriminatory fashion, but the SA was also pretty quick to distance themselves from those people, issue appropriate apologies, and re-iterate their official policy of offering help to anyone that needs it.