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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...
March 20, 2017
Our wedding was not a great gay wedding…
On March 11, 2017 I married the love of my life in sight of God,...
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...
November 12, 2016
Trump alone cannot overturn marriage equality, but that is not the point
Okay y'all, please listen to me. Yes, it is true that in order to overturn...
June 15, 2016
Sure, you can be Orlando too
Sunday, June 12, 2016 dawned for us like most other seemingly boring days in our life...
May 19, 2016
Peanut Butter Cups and the First Amendment
Hey! You got your religion in my government! Hey! You got your government in my...
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...
April 08, 2016
Why I am still going to Wild Goose Festival In North Carolina
Wild Goose Festival! For some of y'all those words get your tummies all a flutter...
March 10, 2016
Homophobia in the doctor’s office
Over two years ago I posted about the fear I carry when visiting the doctor,...
January 11, 2016
Why this Christian lesbian was not at the Gay Christian Network Conference
I am hearing truly wonderful news of love and warmth and transformative experiences coming from...
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...
July 03, 2015
A response to 40 questions for Christians now waving rainbow flags
An open letter to Kevin DeYoung of the Gospel Coalition Hi Kevin, You likely don't...
June 30, 2015
Oh Happy Day!
On Friday, June 26, 2015 I was in Cleveland, OH setting up for a week of...
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"...
June 09, 2015
Regarding Evangelical Tony Campolo’s “acceptance” of gay, Christian couples
Today, Dr. Tony Campolo, an evangelical speaker and author (well known to the evangelical crowd)...
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 15, 2015
Freedom of religion: marriage and guns
Content warning: Smattering of salty language, overuse of parenthetical asides and at least two shenanigans....
March 08, 2015
The Gifts he Gives Me
One upon a time I was married. To a man. For over a decade. His...
March 03, 2015
Yes I am intolerant of intolerance
So, earlier today I posted a story on Facebook about an attorney in California who filed...
February 13, 2015
An open letter to Roy Moore: my rights unalienable
Dear Roy, I am grateful for the lawmakers in states around this beautiful and broken...
February 10, 2015
A Christian woman worthy of marriage?
So I've generally ignored the kerfuffle around a theologically, psychologically and sociologically ignorant little post called "10 Women Christian...
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...
October 23, 2014
There is a Third Way but it’s not what you think – Jesus’ third way for gays
Christians of every ilk seem to have something to say about the mythical "Third Way" for faithful...
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...
August 29, 2014
My life is not a rumspringa for your heterosexual lifestyle
Ugh, dating is weird. Sharing it with y'all is even weirder, I know. But if Anne...
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...
June 02, 2014
Gay marriage causes harm…how?
I heard today that Florida is up to her tricks again and just can't quite...
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