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Blog Sep, 26, 2017
Bridging Beyond Binaries: Painting Gloria Anzaldúa

One of the great joys of being an artist and writer is working on commissions, enlivening in paint, canvas, and word the stories of revolutionary holy women who have emboldened and inspired the one commissioning the Holy Woman Icon.

News Sep, 25, 2017
Intersections International Names Rev. Julie Johnson Staples Executive Director

As a program of Intersections International, Believe Out Loud is thrilled to share the news of Rev. Julie Johnson Staples' arrival as our organization's new executive director. Click here for more details, and stay tuned for updates on our work ahead as we embark on a strategic planning process under the leadership of Rev. Johnson Staples.

News Sep, 22, 2017
Real Questions for Real Bisexuals!

Pictured clockwise: Ashley DeTar Birt, Hannah Soldner, Angélique Gravely, Alison Amyx, Keisha E. McKenzie, Beth Sherouse

No one human being expresses their sexuality nor their gender in the exact same way as another. Yet we are all a part of God’s grand creation and blessed under God’s love. 

Blog Sep, 21, 2017
Bringing Bi-Perspective to a Trump World

I confess Donald Trump's ascension to the presidency threw me for a loop. His regime required me to review all my priorities, choosing again what I devote my time, talent and treasure to. 

Blog Sep, 19, 2017
How Understanding Bisexuality Helps Us Understand God

When I worked as a youth leader, I had the pleasure of having a few of my youth come out to me. Having the chance to minister to them as a supportive, understanding adult was a blessing and a responsibility I did not take lightly. While it was certainly serious business, their coming out also led to some moments of fun and amusement between us.

Blog Sep, 15, 2017
Practicing the Radical Love of Jesus the Christ

Right now, while living within an increasingly polarized nation, the hardest thing to do is to keep emulating Jesus. I utilized the word emulating for a reason. I utilized it, for as Christians, we are not simply called to follow Jesus; rather, we are called to emulate Jesus. We are called to live by his example, not just quote his words (or commentary on his words).

Blog Sep, 13, 2017
Transgender Woman's Ministry Continued Long After She Left Priesthood

If you have not heard of Nancy Ledins, who passed away in July at age 84, her story is very much worth reading if you are concerned with Catholic LGBT issues.

Blog Sep, 06, 2017
Documenting Angels: Why I Fight for DACA

“Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it.” Hebrews 13:2

Blog Sep, 05, 2017
The Nashville Statement Is Deadly Theology

I am the daughter, granddaughter, niece and relative of more than ten evangelical Baptist and Methodist ministers in Alabama and Georgia. I am also an openly-gay married woman and the Alabama State Director for the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest civil rights organization dedicated to achieving equality for LGBTQ  (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer) Americans.

News Aug, 30, 2017
Christians United: In Support of LGBT+ Inclusion in the Church. "Christians" is in black caps; "United" in rainbow colors. Above the text is a black line image of a Greek cross enclosed in a circle.
Supporting LGBT+ Inclusion in the Church

As followers of Jesus Christ, we are compelled to bear witness to the love, grace, and truth of God in every generation. We believe in and serve a God who is living and active, and continually drawing us nearer to the image of Jesus Christ and the Kingdom that he proclaimed.

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