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Blog Oct, 22, 2013
Steadfast Love

“I’m going to love you till I don’t love you no more…” So sang a song from the speakers in The Sports Connection, my gym when I lived in West Hollywood.

Blog Aug, 30, 2013
How Can Our Churches be Safe Havens for Transgender People?

Image via Mary Button's Stations of the Cross—outdated terminology reflects a banner from a 1998 vigil for Rita Hester, a transgender woman murdered in Allston, MA. The outpouring of grief and anger over Hester's death inspired the founding of the International Transge

Blog Aug, 26, 2013
Love Makes A Marriage Holy

I spent last year teaching ethics at a community college in rural East Tennessee. I divided the semester not chronologically, but philosophically. The first half of the class posed the question, “How should I act?” The second half asked, “How should I be?” The division is one between ethics of conduct and ethics of virtue.

Blog Jul, 26, 2013
Introducing A Baptist Resource On Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

There are many reasons I remain Baptist, despite having to always explain myself to those who fail to see the fit between my identifications as a queer person and a Baptist minister. “Well, I’m probably not the kind of Baptist you imagine,” I say.

Blog Jul, 25, 2013
I Am Gay Jesus: A Movement Empowered By Love

The play Corpus Christi is Terrence McNally’s visionary depiction of the Passion Play told through the lens of a young, gay Jesus.

Blog Jun, 27, 2013
A Prayer In Response To The Supreme Court's Rulings On Marriage Equality

Everlasting, ever-loving God, today, millions of your children wait in the paradox of anxiousness and earnestness for nine human beings to make a decision about the legality of same-gender marriage. But in our fervent prayers, O God, we know that decision is really about equality and about the preciousness of all of Your children in the sight of their neighbors, one and all.

Blog May, 28, 2013
Cyberbullying Solutions At SXSW

At South by Southwest (SXSW) 2012, Kristin Russo and Dannielle Owens-Reid, founders of the advice website and youth outreach organization Everyone Is Gay, shared how their straightforward and humorous approach

Blog May, 16, 2013
Queering The Pulpit: Exploring Gender & Sexuality In Ministry

Each Sunday, clad in a bright red robe, I step into the pulpit. Before I even utter a word, my body preaches on my behalf. My gendered, queer, dancing, disordered body proclaims the Word before I ever open my mouth.

There are Sundays when a congregant might ask me, “Why do you always talk about gay stuff in worship?”

Blog Dec, 04, 2012
5 Tips for Talking to Your Conservative Friends and Family

As the executive director of The Gay Christian Network (GCN), I'm often asked for advice on a situation we all face sooner or later—that uncomfortable conversation with a Christian friend or family member whose views on the LGBT community are, shall we say, less than charitable. (You know the type.)