Browsing All posts tagged under »Ex-gay«

What is morality without honesty?

January 14, 2013


One step in my journey from conservative Republican Christian to an openly gay member of the Christian Left, was the disregard many of my former associates have for truth. It is apparent in the hatred of science and reason, which have been friends of the church -although the church has not always returned the friendship. […]

Coming out to Conservative Mennonite relatives

May 6, 2012


The coming out journey continues… I can’t believe it’s been a whole month since my last post! Last time I was talking about how I came out to my dad’s family. I finally printed out a letter that I was going to send to my mom’s family, but realized it needed a few touch-ups. My […]

Spring Break and the adventures therein

April 1, 2012


I felt a little scared driving through West Virginia and Virginia. Honestly, the twang of their accent reads “homophobic” to me (plus their crazy new laws on adoption were scary too). I stopped at a gas station and the attendant was a weathered lady with a cross necklace. I remember when we were little, my […]

National Coming Out Day

October 12, 2011


Yesterday, October 11th, National Coming Out Day wasn’t that spectacular for me. I slept through most of it, and went to my night class. I did wear my Stonewall Columbus Pride 2011 bracelet around, but only announced it to my housemats who already know I’m gay, and didn’t acually come out to anyone. I was […]