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Blog May, 09, 2017
Words of Encouragement for LGBTQ United Methodists & Allies

"Do not get weary little children. God is not done with us, yet. So keep praying, stay focused and keep the main thing the main thing."

Blog May, 05, 2017
Power For & By LGBTQ People Of Faith

When I was a kid my grandmother would rock back and forth on her green metallic rocking chair singing old Spirituals like, “We shall overcome, someday.” I still remember her tears. My grandmother, big and yellow, a proud Christian, guarded our South Dallas porch singing songs like, “I’m a solider in the Army of the Lord. I’m a solider in the Army.”

Blog May, 03, 2017
We Are Beloved

When was the last time you heard a sermon focusing on your belovedness, with no "but" attached to it? I mean, an entire Sunday service all about taking in and feeling how much God loves you and delights in you—with no mention of, or alluding to the need for you to be better than you are, resist sin, or change anything about yourself?

Blog Apr, 27, 2017
LGBTQI Methodists Already Know the Way Forward

As an aspiring pastor in The United Methodist Church (The UMC) and a staff person at Reconciling Ministries Network, I spend a lot of time trying to explain my work to strangers, new friends, taxi drivers, and anyone else who might casually ask, “So, what do you do?” 

Blog Apr, 24, 2017
Theology Ruined My Father’s Memorial Service

Last night was my dad’s memorial service. I delayed my coming out because of his illness. I knew that he was already struggling with his own mortality and that trying to reconcile the daughter he was so proud of and loved deeply with the ideas he had about LGBT people would be too much for him.

Blog Apr, 16, 2017
Easter Through The Years: My Trans Resurrection Story

Growing up in an evangelical Christian home, my family was invested in maintaining certain Judeo-Christian holiday traditions. Easter Sunday was no exception; it was a day rooted in chocolate pastels, family dinner, and most notably for me: new accessories.

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. 

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