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Blog Jan, 21, 2015
Sexuality & Faith: A New Course for Religious Leaders

The intersection of faith and sexuality is one that is often traveled with misconceptions and anxiety because the Church has mostly failed to offer thoughtful, helpful information and education. The Church has been more of a hindrance than a help when it comes to affirmation of our creation as God’s children of flesh and spirit. Gratefully, this is changing.

Blog Dec, 05, 2014
Trans Day Of Remembrance Is Over: Is Your Church Still Trans Inclusive?

Being visibly trans or gender non-conforming in the world means you have the privilege of dealing with a lot of people’s feelings about your presence more than you care to.

Blog Dec, 03, 2014
Stories Of Resilience From Queer Christian Women

After coming out in her evangelical church, Rachel Murr searched for others who have held onto faith after coming out in non-affirming Christian environments. Using memoir, research, and interviews, she wrote Unnatural: Spiritual Resiliency in Queer Christian Women. Here’s our interview with her:

Blog Nov, 20, 2014
A Prayer For Transgender Day Of Remembrance

Today, let us pray to whatever Universal energy, whatever God, whatever entity we feel resonates most with our intentions. Let us remember to hold space for all the trans people that have unfairly lost their lives due to discrimination, due to violence and due to the indifference of those who remain silent. 

Blog Nov, 09, 2014
Believe Out Loud Hosts Level Ground Film Festival In New York City

"A drag queen, a lesbian rocker and a Catholic nun walk into a church..."

This might sound like the opening line of a joke, but on November 14, 15 and 16—that's exactly what's happening in New York City as Believe Out Loud joins Level Ground Film Festival to bring the Road Show to New York City.

Blog Nov, 03, 2014
Gay Passion Of Christ Revealed In New Art Book

Image Detail: “Jesus Goes to His Execution” by Doug Blanchard

My long journey with the queer Christ reached a milestone this month with publication of my new book The Passion of Christ: A Gay Vision

Blog Oct, 09, 2014
Transgender Faith Tour Extends Reach Beyond Kansas

Four months ago, I decided to begin what I called the Transgender Summer of Faith Tour.

My hope was to speak at as many institutions of faith in and around the state of Kansas over the course of the summer.

Blog Sep, 17, 2014
5 Ways Churches Can Care For Homeless LGBTQ Youth

For progressive churches in the U.S., there is a "sweet spot" of meaningful engagement in LGBTQ justice that many congregations are missing.