Archives for July 2012

Calling All Parents

This is a re-post of a piece originally posted on 6/8/12. Thanks to all the parents that have graciously taken the time to talk to us, we are over a quarter of the way done with our initial goal of interviewing 200 parents that have LGBT and questioning children. We would appreciate it if you [Read More…]

Living in the Tension Community Gathering – Mon. July 23

For our next Living in the Tension gathering on July 23rd, we are welcoming a friend from Memphis, Jimmy Cornfoot, to share a part of his journey with faith and sexuality. We will be meeting at our regular spot this upcoming Monday in Room 120 at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. at 7pm. . We hope to see [Read More…]

God Loves You As You Are, But…

The following post is from Kevin Harris, Director of Community Relations at The Marin Foundation. When I went to the doctor as a child for a physical check-up, I remember the doctor tapping my knee with a little tool and my leg would automatically kick out. As a child it was little more than an [Read More…]

So I’m Sorry, Now What?

The following post is from Michael “Fish” Van Huis, interning with us this summer at The Marin Foundation. Michael is majoring in Christian Ministry at Abilene Christian University where he also founded Voice, an unofficial LGBT and allies group at ACU. You can check out his blog at [This is part two of my “I’m Sorry” [Read More…]

Living in the Tension – Mon. July 9

Michael Van Huis, one of our interns this summer, will be leading our upcoming Living in the Tension gathering on Monday, July 9th. Michael will be sharing a bit about his experience as the founder of Voice, an unoffical LGBT and allies group at Abilene Christian University. He will also be reading some of the [Read More…]

From Food Stamps to Speaking at the White House

Back in February I had the opportunity to speak on human sexuality at the White House, and then later that day also speak on bridging opposing worldviews fighting to dictate cultural normalcy, at the US State Department. On the flight back to Chicago I got to thinking how in the world does one go from [Read More…]