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April 18, 2017
Done being Gay and Christian in America
Some of y’all may know that in July I will be moving with my new...
January 01, 2017
Freaking out and making plans – welcome 2017
Happy New Year my friends, family, neighbors and dearest ne'er-do-wells! Take a deep breath...what's that...
September 13, 2016
The beautiful and terrified heart of one lesbian’s mama
It’s been almost six years since mama died and it has taken me nearly twice...
April 22, 2016
It’s not a gay kiss, it’s a kiss. An open letter to the straight friend.
“You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to...
March 10, 2016
Homophobia in the doctor’s office
Over two years ago I posted about the fear I carry when visiting the doctor,...
August 04, 2015
My cup runneth over
If you've read my blog recently or happen to be one of the unfortunate souls...
July 08, 2015
What happens when two women walk into a South Texas courthouse to get a marriage license ?
About three days after the love imbued, justice bent, paradigm shifting decision of the Supreme Court...
June 14, 2015
An open letter to Senator Jason Rapert
So it looks like yet another ill-informed or fear-mongering politician is playing the "religious freedom"...
April 06, 2015
Happy Easter, dear friends. Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed! In this season of...
March 28, 2015
So you’re getting straight-married…again?
Someone very dear to me called the other day to say that she and her...
March 21, 2015
Casting the first stone
I've been thinking a lot about the arrest of judge Roy Moore's son. Did you...
March 08, 2015
The Gifts he Gives Me
One upon a time I was married. To a man. For over a decade. His...
February 02, 2015
Equal rights for LGBT people are not last rites for Christians
This week I've seen three news pieces and read scads of comments regurgitating the crazy notion that...
January 23, 2015
My homosexual agenda for 2015
Here we are nearly at the end of January and I am finally getting around...
October 17, 2014
I’m not your rainbow doormat
For as long as I've been tending the weedy garden of this blog I have...
September 30, 2014
Until We Could by Richard Blanco
The next two weeks my mind will be awash in all things Pride as we prepare...
July 30, 2014
Mamma, why you gotta be so gay on Facebook?
We had just lit a candle, said a blessing and were passing around the broken...
June 24, 2014
5 things you REALLY mean when you say “I don’t approve of your homosexual lifestyle”
The phrase "homosexual lifestyle" gets thrown around a lot by conservatives when jockeying for political...
May 15, 2014
Refusing to discriminate against the gays is NOT discrimination!
Sooooo, last night I read a funny little diddy where some "Christians" in Mississippi are all in...
May 11, 2014
God and the Gay [Evangelical] Christian
Deborah Arca, who I lovingly (and maybe and maybe a bit delusionally) call my editor...
April 28, 2014
United Church of Christ files lawsuit challenging North Carolina marriage laws
One of the most important reasons I am struggling with shedding the label Christian is...
April 11, 2014
Leaving church to search for Christ
Sometime near the end of what I now call World Vision Week I had a...
February 26, 2014
How to Determine If Your Religious Liberty Is Being Threatened in Just 10 Quick Questions by Rev. Emily C. Heath
Thank you Rev. Emily for allowing me to share this kick-ass post originally shared on...
February 21, 2014
Five Things I’ve Learned About Coming Out
As some of y'all know I have been in a bit of a personal spiral...
February 17, 2014
Fear and loathing in the ER
Update: It seems this post needs a decoder ring :) Part of living in layers...
February 15, 2014
Witness to Truth: Ellen Page Comes Out
Finest sermon I've been blessed to experience in a long time. This is why I...
January 18, 2014
Cody’s Coming Out Story
For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven. Ecclesiastes...
January 05, 2014
A lament for dark-valley days
The reading: Psalm 42 Longing for God and His Help in Distress To the leader. A Maskil...
January 04, 2014
Separation: the Rosetta Stone of Love Languages
Adorning my tiny, new, ancient apartment in kitchen, bedroom and sacred writing nook I gaze...
January 03, 2014
The Sound of Single
Hello Ramen, my old friend, I've come to dine with you again, Because a hunger...
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