Living in the Tension Gathering – Mon Jan 28

For our upcoming Living in the Tension gathering on Monday, January 28th, we will be watching the documentary (A)sexual. The documentary features interviews with and a look into the lives of many individuals that would describe themselves as asexual, or a person that experiences no sexual attraction. Living in a culture fixated on sex, individuals in the documentary tell parts of their stories amidst stereotypes and misconceptions around their experience of being asexual. You can check out the trailer below and join us to watch the film in Room 120 on 5255 N. Ashland Avenue at 7pm.

If you are available before hand, we will be meeting at Lady Gregory’s just around the corner on 5260 N. Clark St. at 5:15pm for a bite to eat. If you’re not free until later that evening, feel free to come over and join us anytime before we head over for the gathering that night around 6:45pm.

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We hope to see you there!

Much love.

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About Andrew Marin

Andrew Marin is President and Founder of The Marin Foundation (www.themarinfoundation.org). He is the award winning author of two books and a DVD curriculum, and his new book 86%: Groundbreaking Research on the LGBT Community and Religion, will release November 2015. Since 2010 Andrew has been asked by the United Nations to advise their various agencies on issues of bridging opposing worldviews, civic engagement, and theological aspects of reconciliation. He is currently based St. Andrews, Scotland where he is researching and teaching at the University of St. Andrews, earning his PhD in Constructive Theology and Ethics. His research focuses on the theology and praxis of social reconciliation between victims and their perpetrators. Andrew is married to Brenda, and you can find him elsewhere on Twitter (@Andrew_Marin), Facebook (AndrewMarin01), and Instagram (@andrewmarin1).

  • PD

    I so wish I could be there! I know for me it has been very hard even in church becuse people just assume your intrested in sexule relationships & thats just not the case. I have been told many time I just need a good relashonship & everything would be fixed & I just look at them dumbfounded at thee ignorince. awsome vidio!

    • KT

      Hi PD! I wish I could be there too. Sex is just not my thing. I think that way. I don’t think in terms of sex or relationships. Church is frustrating because of the push towards marriage. I don’t care to be in a singles group. I don’t really fit anywhere. I’ve tried sex and it was the dullest thing I’ve ever done. I was bored. My body had no interest. I had no interest. It’s just not something I’m meant for and I don’t see why people find it so offensive.


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