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Blog Feb, 23, 2017
An Open Pastoral Letter To The Trans Community

Brothers, Sisters and Siblings,

I see the posts. I see the words of hate people scrawl through the comments section, through the tweets and Facebooks status updates. I see the pictures of trans celebrities that get attacked and misgendered. I see the people standing outside of buildings with picket signs. I see the petitions and the calls for boycotts.  

Blog Feb, 22, 2017
Young, Trans, and Afraid of the Bathroom

Editor's Note: Today, the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice made it clear that they will not uphold guidelines designed to help schools support transgender students. Our faith tells us trans students deserve to be treated with dignity and respect—this includes the ability to use bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with who they are.

I was not always out as trans, but I was always uncomfortable in school bathrooms. 

Blog Feb, 22, 2017
Milo Yiannopoulos’ Trash Talking Tanks

Trigger Warning: discussions of pedophilia and child abuse 

For Milo Yiannopoulos—vulgarian, alt-right’s telegenic token gay and Breitbart’s polemical senior editor—his last appearance on a national stage may have finally come. 

Blog Feb, 17, 2017
Black History Prayer for Those of Us In the Margins

For those whose families never healed
Broken by water, whips, laws and cultural norms
For those whose breasts unfed upon
Mixed tears with milk at the memories of their babies sold.
For those whose stripes were inflicted and celebrated
By good Christians in white sheets
For every boll gathered, every shoe cobbled or shined

Blog Feb, 14, 2017
Bishop Gene Robinson Pens Letter To Support Lesbian Methodist Bishop

In July 2016, the Western Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church elected Karen Oliveto as the first openly lesbian bishop in the denomination. Immediately after her election, opponents filed a complaint with the ecclesiastical Judicial Council to remove her from office.

Blog Feb, 13, 2017
For The Love Of Black Transwomen, Black LGBTQIA Folks Resist

What if the march towards Black liberation centered the lives of Black transwomen? What if the voice of our generation transcended gender? Not just in theory, either. What if they was actually this generation’s pronoun and when asked who their partner was they replied, “all of America.”

What if I told you they is already here?

Blog Feb, 10, 2017
Painting Sojourner Truth

I’ve long held that feminism, in order to be true and engaged and practical, must be intersectional. Such is also the case, I believe, for LGBTQ rights.

The work of justice for queer people must also include justice for other marginalized groups.

Blog Feb, 08, 2017
Catholics Do Not Support Religious Refusals

A new survey reveals that a majority of Catholics oppose allowing small business owners in their state to refuse products or services to gay and lesbian people, if doing so violates their religious beliefs.

Blog Feb, 06, 2017
Self Care: Tools for the Resistance

Every morning I wake up and I try to work for a better, more just world.  

Blog Feb, 03, 2017
The Steep Path: How Muslim Allies Can Resist Islamophobia

Originally published in December 2015, this post has particular resonance this week following President Donald Trump's Executive Order to restrict immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries.

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