Living in the Tension – Tues Nov. 13

We will continue the break from our regular Living in the Tension gatherings next week with a screening of Seventh-Gay Adventists.Our group has been invited to a free private screening of the documentary at 7pm next Tuesday, November 13th. You will need to reserve a ticket for the event HERE for admittance. The screening will be at Landmark Century Centre [Read More...]

Living in the Tension – Monday Oct. 29

Instead of our regular discussions, we will be catching a movie together for our next Living in the Tension gathering on Monday, October 29th. We will be watching The Wise Kids, a coming-of-age drama. The screening is at 8pm at the Gene Siskel Film Center on 164 N. State Street. Purchase your tickets ahead of time [Read More...]

Living in the Tension – Mon. October 8

Personal experience is often one of the best teachers. When we come up short or mess things up in some capacity, it helps to inform our decisions and actions in the future. So for our next Living in the Tension gathering on October 8th, we’ll be sharing past experiences where we failed or messed up [Read More...]

Living in the Tension – Mon. September 24

With National Coming out day around the corner next month, we thought that we would take our upcoming gathering on September 24th to share parts of our own stories. For those that are willing to share, we’ll be talking about what motivated us to “come out” (and continue coming out today) regarding our sexual orientation [Read More...]

Living in the Tension Gathering – Mon. 9/10

For our upcoming Living in the Tension gathering, we will be discussing advertising in our culture with an emphasis on messages that are directed towards the gay and lesbian community in the world of marketing. We will share our thoughts about the advertisements and look at questions such as; What are the major themes, ideals, [Read More...]

Living in the Tension – Mon. August 27

For our upcoming Living in the Tension community gathering, we will be watching and discussing the documentary Me, My Sex and I. The documentary highlights stories of intersex individuals along with discussing biological sex and exploring concepts of gender. We will be gathering this upcoming Monday, August 27th at 7pm. You can join us at [Read More...]

Living in the Tension Gathering – Tues. August 7

If you have been online in the last week at all, you have probably noticed that everyone and their cousin has commented or blogged about the situation with Chick-fil-A. August 1st has come and gone, so for our next Living in the Tension gathering we want to take some time to discuss how we move [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...]

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...]

Dr. John Corvino in Chicago (6/22)

Dr. John Corvino, co-author of the recently released book ‘Debating Same-Sex Marriage‘, will be joining for our next Living in the Tension gathering to talk about state of the marriage debate today, why it continues to generate more heat than light, and his thoughts on moving forward in a more productive manner. Commonly known as [Read More...]

Living in the Tension Gathering – Mon, June 18

For our next Living in the Tension community gathering on June 18th, Deni Fitzpatrick will be sharing a bit of her story with us connected to her journey with faith and sexuality. Deni is an intern with us this summer at The Marin Foundation where she is using her skills as a photographer. She hails from Canada [Read More...]

Interview with Jennifer Knapp

Jennifer Knapp will be joining us this Thursday (7pm) at Roscoe’s (3356 N. Halsted St.) as a part of her Inside Out Faith tour, so in anticipation for the night we asked her a few questions about the tour and her journey as a Christian and a musician that you can check out below. You [Read More...]

Living in the Tension, Tues. May 29

For our next Living in the Tension community gathering on Tuesday, May 29th, we will be welcoming Dr. Trista Carr to present research she has conducted about sexual-minority Christians and sexual and religious identity development. Dr. Carr is a licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of Maryland where she practices therapy. Dr. Carr was previously [Read More...]

[Repost] May 31st The Marin Foundation is hosting a free Jennifer Knapp Concert!

We’re excited to be welcoming Jennifer Knapp for a stop on her Inside Out Faith tour at our next large group Living in the Tension community gathering at Roscoe’s in Chicago on 3356 N. Halsted Street. The event will be start at 7pm on Thursday, May 31st. The free event is being co-sponsored by the LGBT center in Chicago, Center on Halsted, [Read More...]


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