8/10 Living in the Tension

We will be meeting tonight for our Living in the Tension community gathering at 7pm. If you are around Chicago, we will be meeting on 5255 N. Ashland Ave. in Room 120. We will be touching on the topic of heteronormativity tonight and hope you can join us. Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more...]

July 26 Living in the Tension

If you are around Chicago, we will be meeting tonight for our Living in the Tension community gathering on 5255 N. Ashland Ave. in Room 120 at 7pm. We will be watching a documentary on transgender children and discussing the film afterwards. We hope to see you there Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more...]

Tonight’s Living in the Tension w/Jay Bakker at Roscoes Bar in Boystown!

Tonight, starting at 7pm at Roscoe’s (3356 N. Halsted St.) in Boystown, is our next large group Living in the Tension gathering featuring Jay Bakker. Jay Bakker, author and co-pastor of Revolution NYC, a church that meets at a bar in Brooklyn will be sharing about his personal journey with his parents and faith and about his recent book Fall to [Read More...]

6/21 Living in the Tension

We will be gathering tonight to prepare for our presence at the Chicago Pride Parade. If you plan on attending the parade with us, we ask that you come by the gathering on 5255 N. Ashland Ave. in Room 120 at 7pm. If you ordered a t-shirt for the event, you can pick it up [Read More...]

Living in the Tension with Jay Bakker

Our next Living in the Tension gathering at Roscoe’s (3356 N. Halsted St.) on July 6th at 7pm will feature Jay Bakker. Jay Bakker, author and co-pastor of Revolution NYC, a church that meets at a bar in Brooklyn will be sharing about his personal journey with his parents and faith and about his recent book [Read More...]

Monday June 6 Living in the Tension

As we will be hosting a large youth group of 15-17 year-old students tonight for our Living in the Tension gathering, we will be closing the group to the public. Our apologies as we have never closed the LITT gatherings to the public before, but as we will be talking with them and their youth [Read More...]

Monday May 23 Living in the Tension

For tonight’s Living in the Tension gathering, Jennifer Carr will be joining us as a guest speaker to share about her journey with her gender diverse child. Jennifer is an author, blogger, public speaker, and advocate for gender diverse individuals. She is the proud mother of a child who started to socially transition to live into [Read More...]

Tuesday May 10 Living in the Tension

On Tuesday, May 10th, we will be meeting at 4003 N. Kenmore Ave. Apt. 3 in Chicago at 6:30pm to watch ‘Becoming Chaz’ and ‘Our America with Lisa Ling: Transgender Lives’. We’re going to grab a bite to eat there before watching ‘Transgender Lives’ at 7pm and then ‘Becoming Chaz’ as it is premiering on Oprah’s [Read More...]

Stonewall Uprising

UPDATE 4/26: If you missed the documentary on PBS, you can now watch it online for the time being here. The following post was written by Kevin Harris, Director of Community Relations at The Marin Foundation. Tonight, April 25th, Stonewall Uprising will be airing on PBS at 9pm (CST). You can check your local listings [Read More...]

Wed April 6 Living in the Tension

We will be hosting our Living in the Tension gathering this Wednesday, April 6th, at 8pm. We will be meeting at our usual location in Room 120 at 5255 N. Ashland Avenue and would love for you to join us if you are in the area. Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more...]

March 21st Living in the Tension

We will be hosting a Living in the Tension Community gathering tonight at 7pm and will be screening Almost Myself: Reflections on Mending & Transcending Gender. The movie features the filmmaker’s interviews with a number of transgender women as it relates to their experiences with transitioning (medical, relational, spiritual, etc.) and glimpses into their unfolding journeys [Read More...]

Tues March 8 Living in the Tension

We will be hosting a Living in the Tension community gathering tonight at 7pm. As usual, we will be at 5255 N. Ashland Ave. in Room 120. We will be talking about a clip that was circulated around the internet last year related to the ‘Princess Boy‘ and gender roles. We hope to see you there! [Read More...]

Living in the Tension Community Gathering

As there was a recent protest last weekend that involved a Catholic church and a gay activist group, we will be meeting to discuss the positives and negatives of that particular medium of engagement along with your thoughts on how groups that are adamantly opposed to one another can move forward in a productive manner [Read More...]

Tues Jan 18 Living in the Tension

After a break for the holidays, we’re starting up our gatherings again! Our next Living in the Tension will be Tuesday January 18th at 7pm; 5255 N. Ashland Ave Room 120. We will be discussing sexual identity, identity formation and labels. Hope to see you there! Much love. www.themarinfoundation.org [Read more...]


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