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Blog Dec, 03, 2014
Stories Of Resilience From Queer Christian Women

After coming out in her evangelical church, Rachel Murr searched for others who have held onto faith after coming out in non-affirming Christian environments. Using memoir, research, and interviews, she wrote Unnatural: Spiritual Resiliency in Queer Christian Women. Here’s our interview with her:

Blog Nov, 20, 2014
A Prayer For Transgender Day Of Remembrance

Today, let us pray to whatever Universal energy, whatever God, whatever entity we feel resonates most with our intentions. Let us remember to hold space for all the trans people that have unfairly lost their lives due to discrimination, due to violence and due to the indifference of those who remain silent. 

Blog Nov, 09, 2014
Believe Out Loud Hosts Level Ground Film Festival In New York City

"A drag queen, a lesbian rocker and a Catholic nun walk into a church..."

This might sound like the opening line of a joke, but on November 14, 15 and 16—that's exactly what's happening in New York City as Believe Out Loud joins Level Ground Film Festival to bring the Road Show to New York City.

Blog Nov, 03, 2014
Gay Passion Of Christ Revealed In New Art Book

Image Detail: “Jesus Goes to His Execution” by Doug Blanchard

My long journey with the queer Christ reached a milestone this month with publication of my new book The Passion of Christ: A Gay Vision

Blog Oct, 09, 2014
Transgender Faith Tour Extends Reach Beyond Kansas

Four months ago, I decided to begin what I called the Transgender Summer of Faith Tour.

My hope was to speak at as many institutions of faith in and around the state of Kansas over the course of the summer.

Blog Sep, 17, 2014
5 Ways Churches Can Care For Homeless LGBTQ Youth

For progressive churches in the U.S., there is a "sweet spot" of meaningful engagement in LGBTQ justice that many congregations are missing.

Blog Aug, 26, 2014
Researching The Status of Transgender People With The Williams Institute

For those faith-based leaders looking to create spaces that are welcoming to transgender individuals and their families, the Williams Institute can provide a wealth of resources.

Blog Aug, 19, 2014
Making The Invisible Visible In Faith Communities: A Valuable Resource For Us All

Imagine a congregant who is commited to a straight, traditional marriage, coming to you, the pastor, distressed by finding homoerotic websites on a spouse’s computer.

Or what would you think, or do, if a teenager in the youth group where you are an advisor, comes out, one evening, as bisexual? 

Blog Jul, 14, 2014
10 Anti-LGBT Things You Can’t Do While Following Jesus

As I say in all of my “10 Things You Can’t Do While Following Jesus” articles, this is by no means meant to be a complete list, but it’s a decent place to start.

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