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A reminder of marriage inequality

September 28, 2012

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I went on a genealogy trip a few days ago. My great-grandfather was born in Holmes County, and I wanted to see if I could find his birth record, and some other records proving what I had learned about him and his ancestors online. I was in the Probate Court, looking through an old, handwritten log of […]

Being proud at Columbus Pride

June 17, 2012

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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 […]

Beliefs that conspire against relationship

May 31, 2012

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This week I was informed that my commune was going to be discussing homosexuality at our weekly meeting. My dear friend and housemate, who is a gay Christian also, had recently written a coming out letter which he emailed to me, our house leader, as well as a lot of his spiritual community. The house […]

A letter from Focus on the Family

May 12, 2012

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I recently opened my email to find a surprising letter form Focus on the Family. I used to really appreciate their radio station when I wanted to be ex-gay, and I still love “Adventures in Odyssey,” their radio drama, but I have not emailed them, or signed up for anything recently so I was surprised […]

When did you decide to be a hetero?

March 14, 2012

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Well I’ve had a post-worthy week. My sister and brother-in-law dropped by for a few days of their spring break, en route to a wedding. My sister dropped a bombshell on me when she revealed that she is now affirming me. It has been really hard for me to contemplate the split that is coming […]