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Blog Dec, 23, 2015
My First Trip Home For The Holidays As Myself

Thanksgiving 2011 was the first time my mother met her eldest son.

Blog Dec, 21, 2015
How An LGBT-Affirming Church Changed This Eagle Scout’s Life

“You don’t have to say anything... just know... if you are gay the guys in the troop are still your friends and are with you.”

Blog Dec, 18, 2015
A Christmas Message For LGBTQ People Who Have Lost Their Families

Every year, I try my damnedest to get excited for the holidays. I really do. I listen to holiday music for .5 seconds, consider buying the packaged eggnog at the local grocery, and panic about the gifts I haven't bought—usually to no avail.

Blog Dec, 17, 2015
Saying Yes To God’s Call This Advent Season

The season of Advent guides us on a journey from darkness to light, from recognizing our great need for God to finding God’s love born in a manger.

Blog Dec, 16, 2015
My Christian Journey: Coming Out As Transgender

Hi, my name is Izek, and I identify as a bi-racial queer transman (FTM). Most importantly, I identify as a Christian.

I have had positive and negative experiences coming out as transgender. Luckily, I already had supportive friends, family, and church community.

Blog Dec, 15, 2015
Transitions May Be Tough, But My Faith Is Tougher

Since I was about seven or eight years old, I knew that I was not like other boys; I couldn’t throw “like a boy,” I cried easily; I wasn’t competitive. I knew deep down that I didn’t fit the “boy” pattern no matter how much I tried. Much as I wanted to please my dad, I couldn’t see well enough to catch a ball, much less hit one tossed by a pitcher.

Blog Dec, 10, 2015
I Survived Conversion Therapy, But Not Without Scars

When I was 15, my parents took me to the basement of a church in my western hometown for “therapy.”

Blog Dec, 02, 2015
My Coming Out Helped Me Realize My White Privilege

Five years ago, at Christmas, I went home for the holidays and announced to my family that I was planning on going to seminary. For the most part, my family was excited and supportive of my decision to pursue ordained ministry, but a few were resistant.

Blog Nov, 25, 2015
Whitewashed, Reconciled, & Thankful

The Lakota creation story has the People springing forth from a hole in the ground somewhere in the Black Hills. That idea resonates with me, perhaps because there are many holes in what I know about my heritage. A hole in the ground is as good a place as any; I am very rooted to the Earth, and connected to the animals, the rocks, and the forests.

Blog Nov, 24, 2015
My Life As A Gay Mormon

As a gay Mormon, I make my home in the borderlands. In a theology that says every man must be married to a woman in order to be with God and progress in heaven, gay Mormons are anomalies. No one quite knows what to do with us.