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News Dec, 20, 2016
Coming Out As Trans In An Affirming Faith Community

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Affirming pastors can have an immeasurably positive impact in the lives of their LGBTQIA congregants.

Blog Oct, 25, 2016
Claiming My Religious Right

In the days of my youth, I knew little of the meanings of terms such as the "religious right" and the "liberal left." I was taught to believe in a loving God, and I have begun to understand that this is the greatest fortune of my birth.

Blog Oct, 19, 2016
Changing Minds: A Young Seminarian Learning to Love

As a young seminarian in the late 1970’s, I enjoyed being a graduate student on the campus of a major university in the Midwest. The big library and vast intellectual community were a thrill, but the greatest joy was attending Sunday services at the university’s chapel, an elaborate modernist/Gothic building on the edge of campus.

Blog Sep, 29, 2016
Seeking My Reflection

I grew up in the UK during the era of Margaret Thatcher, Britain’s first female prime minister. Thatcher’s ideal England was as traditional as the Adventist churches I attended every Saturday, and their shared social philosophy was our water and air.

Blog Sep, 27, 2016
Blog Sep, 23, 2016
I’m Bisexual, Transgender, & Happy

Standing amongst the rows of trees I stared across at my partner. She was smiling, grabbing apples from the trees with an excited exclamation as if each one was a new find, a sparkly treasure, with that same childlike wonder that made me first fall in love with her.

Blog Sep, 23, 2016
Discovering My Bisexual Christian Identity

My first kiss was with my next-door neighbor—a young boy in my class. It was back when I didn’t know what it meant to be queer, what it meant to be bisexual, what it meant to be trans. We were together under a flagpole at recess, he told me that the previous night was “Hershey’s Kiss” night at his church. 

Blog Sep, 20, 2016
The Body Of Christ Includes Bisexuals

Shortly after coming out to my church, I began to notice just how many LGBTQ people our congregation had. While my time prior to deciding to come out had been full of nerves and worry, my time after was filled with new friends and role models.  

Blog Sep, 09, 2016
Believe Out Loud Director James Rowe Says Goodbye

I started working at Believe Out Loud almost five years ago. Before that time, I had no idea that there were places to turn to talk about the intersection of being LGBTQ and Christian, other than to talk about it from the harmful narrative that had been forced upon most of us for far too long.  

Blog Sep, 07, 2016
A Multi-Faith Theology On Moving Beyond Intimate Partner Violence

As a Black transman, I get a lot of messages about who I am supposed to be, what I am supposed to look like and what my life should manifest as. 

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