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Blog Sep, 05, 2017
The Nashville Statement Is Deadly Theology

I am the daughter, granddaughter, niece and relative of more than ten evangelical Baptist and Methodist ministers in Alabama and Georgia. I am also an openly-gay married woman and the Alabama State Director for the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest civil rights organization dedicated to achieving equality for LGBTQ  (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer) Americans.

Blog Aug, 30, 2017
An Opportunity For Self-Care

Several years ago, I was pastor of a welcoming and affirming church. As a queer clergywoman, one would think that such a place would be the perfect place to flourish and thrive as a pastor.

Blog Aug, 28, 2017
Affirming LGBTQ People In The Black Church

Much of the pain and suffering LGBTQ African Americans experience in theologically conservative churches happens in silence and secret. Some LGBTQ congregants do not even recognize the source of their pain, because sexuality, let alone non-heterosexuality, is not discussed or taught in many African American churches.

Blog Aug, 25, 2017
Building a Racially Responsible LGBTQIA Christian Movement

Last week Wade Davis offered this invitation to white Americans in response to what happened in Charlottesville:

Blog Aug, 16, 2017
A Message To My White Friends

Over the past several days, I’ve watched a lot of things happen in our country. An unannounced march in the night with Hitler shirts and tiki torches. A white supremacist rally ending in violence, injury, and death. The president going in front of cameras and defending the white supremacists. It has been infuriating, frightening, sickening, and unavoidable.

Blog Aug, 11, 2017
Sexual Wholeness As Justice Work

"He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?" Micah 6:8

Blog Aug, 10, 2017
I Choose You, Part I

I woke up that day certain I was wrong about the date. Could it be? How was it here already? 

Blog Aug, 07, 2017
Trans Still Speaking in the United Church of Christ

“…for not with you alone am I making this covenant, but both with those who stand here with us today, before our God, and with those who are not here with us today." Deuteronomy 29:14-15

Blog Aug, 04, 2017
The Role of Churches in Ending Anti-Sodomy Laws

We once again celebrated Pride month and many LGBTQI people and their allies in the global north revelled in the hard-won advances for the recognition of human rights for our communities.

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