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LGBTs and Christians: bridging the chasm

June 29, 2012


A friend of mine posted a link to this blogpost by a straight Christian ally. He writes to affirming Christians, non-affirming Christians, and to us. To my LGBT friends: If you used to be a Christian and aren’t now because of the way you’ve been treated in the church or your Christian home, I understand […]

Sorry about your struggles with sodomy…

June 23, 2012


I finally got a response to my coming out letter. My uncle wrote me: “I’m sorry to hear about your big struggle with sodomy.” He continued with some definitions of sodomy (including bestiality too) and a short history of sodomy laws (and was so woeful that these are no longer enforced). He was apalled that […]

Being proud at Columbus Pride

June 17, 2012


I had the privilege of attending Columbus Pride Festival this year (my second PrideFest). I even had a friend go with me this time, which makes it a hundred times more fun. Just as we found each other on High Street, one of his friends from school spotted him. We stood with her for most of the […]

Prop 8’s slow march to the gallows

June 5, 2012


Today a majority the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals voted to uphold the three judge panel’s decision to uphold Judge Vaughn Walker’s decision that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional. Basically, Prop 8 is one step closer to being overturned. The Supreme Court will now decide whether or not to hear it. If they decide not to, […]