God Made Adam, Eve, and Steve

For the good part of thirty years, I held to the belief that homosexuality was a sin in the eyes of God. [Read more…]

We Agree: We Can’t Agree to Disagree on Anti-Gay Bigotry

When bigotry uses the tools of my trade — in this case Greek philology — I feel duty-bound to set the record straight. [Read more…]

Why Boycotting Disney over a Gay Character Is Childish and Hypocritical

I recently saw Disney’s Beauty and the Beast with my six year old daughter. We loved it. [Read more…]

Are Gay People Welcome?

Many Christians, such as my ex-pastor, do amazing work with the oppressed, the downtrodden, and the destitute. But sadly, they also treat homosexual people with contempt, fear, and disgust. [Read more…]

The Dangers of Russian Dolls: Finding the T in LGBT

For reasons of safety and common bond we spend our lives as part of communities that resemble matryoshka dolls, the wooden Russian toys that nest inside one another, each doll hiding a smaller one. [Read more…]

From Ignorance to Acceptance: When You Realize You Had It All Wrong

Can a person become an Unfundamentalist from a Fundamentalist world?  Of course! But I didn’t get here overnight, and it still surprises me that I am here at all. [Read more…]

Orlando: A Hopeful Lament

The undisturbed surface of the communion wine forms concentric circles when hit by a single tear. [Read more…]

How LGBTQ People Can Revitalize Christianity

Elizabeth Edman is a queer priest. She is also a priestly queer. [Read more…]