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Blog Dec, 20, 2017
Review: A Brief Guide to Ministry with LGBTQIA Youth by Cody Sanders

When I read Rev. Cody Sanders' new little gem, A Brief Guide to Ministry with LGBTQIA Youth, I get the feeling that I’m sitting with a very smart and very compassionate friend. He knows that I am eager, but a little intimidated.

Blog Feb, 24, 2016
LGBTQ Mental Health Care In The Black Church

Back in the day, Girlfriends was one of my favorite sitcoms to watch. To see the interactions between strong Black women on television that mirrored what I was exposed to in my family always left me joyful and anxious to watch the next episode.

Blog Jun, 06, 2014
Thongs Galore: Taking On My First Pride Parade

When I woke up on the morning of Seattle Pride 2013, I was not ready for "Thongs Galore," and that bothered me.

In my mind, going to the annual Pride Parade was just an item on the list of things queer kids did.

Blog Jan, 29, 2014
Standing Together To Protect LGBTQ Catholic Church Faculty

Stand with Catholic high school students this Friday, January 31st for 'Z-Day' to raise awareness for LGBTQ faculty being fired within the Catholic Church by wearing orange and spreading #ZDAY on social media.

Blog Jan, 28, 2014
Building Safer Spaces For Our Transgender Youth

When I was in high school in rural North Carolina, I wasn't very out. It was the early days of what you might call online social connection. I set up dummy email addresses to create secret identities on usenet forums where I tried to figure out what it meant to be transgender. I had friends I'd never met who I came out to over AOL Instant Messenger.

Blog Oct, 15, 2013
Christians Affirm LGBTQ Youth This Spirit Day

This Thursday, October 17, is Spirit Day, when millions of people will wear purple to stand against bullying. 

Blog May, 14, 2013
In Your Absence, I Found Christ

You sit straight up in your pew, white shirt pressed, artificially hiding all of your stains, amen'ing each time the pastor condemns me: "Homosexuals, unnatural, abomination."

You nod your head after each sentence, blindly stamping me a first class ticket into exile: "It's a choice, you have to be celibate, I don't agree with your lifestyle."

News Jun, 14, 2012
Room For All Christian Camp 2012: LGBTQ Youth In Search Of God

By Marilyn Paarlberg, Executive Director, Room For All

Room for All Christian Camp seeks to create a safe space for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) youth to develop community and to contemplate together their questions about life and God.