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Blog Apr, 14, 2017
Waiting For Good News

Holy Week always brings about a mix of emotions for me. Over the course of a few short days, Christians go from shouting hosanna to eating with friends to remembering the state sanctioned murder of our Savior to seeing that death and hatred defeated in the resurrection. 

Blog Apr, 11, 2017
4 Ways To Be A Better Ally

The Trump administration has been in power for just over two months. Many people are fearful that the social advantages won in recent times will be rolled back. Recently, the administration took gender identity and sexual orientation off of the 2020 census.

Blog Apr, 07, 2017
Raising A Banner For Title IX: Our Message to the NCAA

Though I had my mom with me on our crew of activists, Soulforce’s action at the women’s Final Four basketball game this weekend was one of the more daunting in my dozen years of direct action organizing.

From the moment we entered the arena, police crowded us, grilled us with questions, monitored us from above, and even followed us to the bathroom. 

Blog Apr, 05, 2017
Growing Up Trans—Without Male Privilege

Trigger warning: discussion of suicide

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s comments about her understanding of what “transness” is set off a firestorm last month. In an interview, she said trans women live in the world with “privileges that the world accords to men” prior to transition. 

Blog Mar, 31, 2017
Internalized Resilience—Embracing Thrivingness

I am not oppressed, I am not a victim—I thrive, I rise, I am.

A few months ago, I participated at an organization's Board of Directors meeting. It was an intense gathering where we were all challenged to stretch beyond our comfort zones and look at how each of us participates in anti-oppression work and in oppression (intentionally and unintentionally)—sometimes at the same time.

Blog Mar, 30, 2017
How Do We “Love Those Who Persecute Us?”

As my boyfriend Chris and I were walking down the stairs to the subway train platform to head to Sunday morning service at Riverside Church, I spotted it. That unmistakable fire engine red, poorly designed, ill-fitting cap that has become an emblem for all things sexist, racist, xenophobic, and anti-Muslim.

News Mar, 24, 2017
Two trans pride flags wave at a protest. In the background: Love trumps hate, white text on a pink background. To the left a hand holds a paper sign. Faces and trees in the background are blurry.
LGBTQI Advocates Counter “Hate Bus” Message

The so-called FreeSpeechBus is currently spreading its hateful message through the streets of New York City.

Blog Mar, 22, 2017
A Response to Rev. Dr. David Gushee’s “Ethical Analysis of the ‘New Sanctuary Movement’”

Hearing Rev. Dr. David P. Gushee speak at The Reformation Project’s 2014 National Conference remains one of the more powerful experiences I have had in my time with our organization.

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