“Speaking of Sexual Trauma”: A Queer Calling

blogs:

Speaking of sexual trauma as an LGBT person requires walking on eggshells. Our stories have political capital, whether we want them to or not. In my experience, the broader LGBT community expects survivors to defend the idea that sexual abuse rarely, if ever, is a determining factor in one’s sexual orientation. On the other extreme, most of the conservative Christian community is convinced beyond a shadow of a doubt that if an LGBT person was sexually abused at some point in life, surely that must be the cause of his or her sexual orientation.

more

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

"Summer of '90: 'The Witches'": Slant Magazine
"The Supreme Court's Massive Blind Spot": The Stories It Knows About Criminal Justice
Girls Like Violence: Short Movie Reviews
"Why Survivor's 'Broadway Boyfriends' Will Keep Singing with Hillsong Church": Jonathan Merritt
About Eve Tushnet

CLOSE | X

HIDE | X