Why Is Religion So Hard to Talk About?

(Note: This video is transcribed below.)

“It’s not anybody’s responsibility to change to fit a religion if it’s not right for them.”

Do you talk about religion or spirituality in your community?

Faith can be a deeply personal subject – and for some people, that makes it difficult to open up about it.

In this Degrassi Group Chat, young people share a conversation on what makes this so taboo – what can be scary about religion, or stressful, and what makes it still worthwhile for some folks. What would you add to the conversation?

With Love,
The Editors at Everyday Feminism

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Degrassi Group Chat is a new digital series created by the folks at Degrassi. In this raw and candid series, Degrassi extends the conversation around topical teen issues featured in Degrassi: Next Class on Netflix, into the everyday lives and spaces of Generation Z. Degrassi Group Chat is produced by Krista Legault (@kristalegault) and Adamo Ruggiero (@adamoruggiero) – digital media professionals, youth advocates, and Full House super fans based in Toronto, Canada. Join in the conversation at @TheDotTV and @Degrassi.