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Blog Sep, 23, 2016
Discovering My Bisexual Christian Identity

My first kiss was with my next-door neighbor—a young boy in my class. It was back when I didn’t know what it meant to be queer, what it meant to be bisexual, what it meant to be trans. We were together under a flagpole at recess, he told me that the previous night was “Hershey’s Kiss” night at his church. 

Blog Sep, 20, 2016
The Body Of Christ Includes Bisexuals

Shortly after coming out to my church, I began to notice just how many LGBTQ people our congregation had. While my time prior to deciding to come out had been full of nerves and worry, my time after was filled with new friends and role models.  

Blog Sep, 14, 2016
Painting Mary Daly: Lesbian Feminist Pioneer

You don’t have to be perfect to be a saint. The saints who comprise my Holy Women Icons are far from perfect, but each one has made a difference in the lives of countless queer women.

Blog Sep, 09, 2016
Believe Out Loud Director James Rowe Says Goodbye

I started working at Believe Out Loud almost five years ago. Before that time, I had no idea that there were places to turn to talk about the intersection of being LGBTQ and Christian, other than to talk about it from the harmful narrative that had been forced upon most of us for far too long.  

Blog Sep, 08, 2016
Why Coming Out Isn’t For Everyone

Coming out is a powerful experience. It is a story that many people in the LGBTQ community have in common. Whether subtle or dramatic, disclosing one’s sexual orientation or gender identity is often met with celebration and praise.

Blog Sep, 07, 2016
A Multi-Faith Theology On Moving Beyond Intimate Partner Violence

As a Black transman, I get a lot of messages about who I am supposed to be, what I am supposed to look like and what my life should manifest as. 

Blog Sep, 02, 2016
He Didn’t Know The Kind Of Baptists He Called

Yesterday, I received a message from someone at the Massachusetts Family Institute asking for my church’s help in repealing the new transgender public accommodations law that Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed earlier this summer.

Blog Aug, 30, 2016
Fired Lesbian Educator Sues New Jersey Catholic High School

A lesbian educator is suing a Catholic high school because earlier this year the school fired her for entering a same-gender marriage.

Blog Aug, 24, 2016
Queering The Song Of Songs: Painting The Shulamite

Return, return, the Shulamite.
Return, return, and let us gaze on you.
How will you gaze on Shulamite in the dance of the two camps?
How beautiful are your sandaled feet, O prince’s daughter.
The curves of your (quivering) thighs are like jewels crafted by artist hands.

Blog Aug, 23, 2016
Queering Racial Justice Institute In Philadelphia Features Workshops Hosted By NAACP

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has always been on the front lines of Civil Rights since its inception, and this time is no different.

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