“Gay, Catholic, And Called to Love”: Me and My Oxford Comma Are in the Catholic World Report

“Gay, Catholic, And Called to Love”: Me and My Oxford Comma Are in the Catholic World Report January 16, 2015

interviewin’ (bookhawkin’):

In her book, Tushnet recounts how during her first week at Yale University, she decided to spend some time “gawking at zoo animals”—i.e., members of a conservative debate society. She reports how she “ended up in a long argument with one of the zoo animals, a Catholic divinity school student.” Through her contact with the debate society and its Catholic members, she came to encounter the Church. Like Pope Francis, those Catholic debaters journeyed to the edges, dialoguing with a young, precocious, and outspoken woman who “headed into [the] debate in hot pink fishnets, a tiger-print skirt held together with safety pins and lies, and a Boy Scout T-shirt, clutching a book by Sister Souljah.”

more (first sentence isn’t quite right re: my parents’ religious commitments)


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