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Blog Jan, 19, 2017
Blog Jan, 13, 2017
I’m Transgender & I Don’t Need Your Stinking Mercy

I was a Catholic for over fifty years. I was president of the Altar Boys (how many women can say that?). I was involved with religious groups at my high school. I was a Eucharistic Minister. I played piano at Mass for over 25 years. I worked retreats for high school seniors and ran retreats in parishes. 

Blog Jan, 12, 2017
For National Migration Week, Bishops Must Learn Realities of LGBT Immigrants & Refugees

This week is National Migration Week, an annual event convened by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) to focus attention on the plight of migrants, refugees, and victims of human trafficking in our world. This year’s theme for National Migration week, drawn from Pope Francis, is “Creating a Culture of Encounter.”

Blog Jan, 05, 2017
Painting Lilith, Queering Lilith

Lilith has been a misunderstood, appropriated, and redeemed woman throughout the ages. Many feminists claim her as an empowering figure in Jewish mythology, with contemporary artists such as Sarah McLachlan, who created the all-women music tour, “Lilith Fair,” reclaiming her story. 

Blog Jan, 05, 2017
To Be Known: My Journey To Standing Rock

My entire life has been an exercise in chasing after the fulfillment of being known. 

I was born in Caracas, Venezuela but have lived in the Latin diaspora since I was 3 years old. I have never returned home.

Blog Jan, 04, 2017
How People Of Faith Helped Move Transgender Equality In Massachusetts

In December, we saw some significant good news out of Massachusetts: the anti-LGBT organization Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) voluntarily withdrew a lawsuit they filed in October that would have created an unprecedented, extraordinary exemption to Massachusetts' statewide nondiscrimination law that was updated this past year to include protections for transgender people in public places.

Blog Dec, 21, 2016
Unafraid to Follow Stars

Tis the season! Those of us in ministry have spent this Advent rallying our minds, hearts and spirits to find celebratory tones of hope. 

Blog Dec, 17, 2016
Queering Mary, Queering Christmas

It’s no secret that the holidays are often a difficult time for queer people. Disproportionately estranged from family means we often must create our own family. While these chosen families can be tremendously life-giving, it’s tough not to long for our families of origin during Christmas time.

Blog Dec, 16, 2016
How This Queer Christian Is Choosing Joy

“Joy to the world, the Lord is come, let Earth receive her King!”

Blog Dec, 14, 2016
Might This Be Joy? A Witness To Audacious Love

I struggled to write this reflection. The central focus of Gaudete Sunday, the Third Sunday of Advent, is the joyful anticipation of Christ’s birth, but how to write convincingly about joy when it eludes me as I wrestle as a single, gay Catholic away from home with the pain of loneliness?

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