Category Archives: Sexuality

Intersectionality for a Justice-Hungry People

Roots of Justice (an anti-oppression training organization I have the privilege of working with) was invited to the Wild Goose Festival to offer a couple of workshops on intersectionality, an approach to understanding the way oppressions interlock and reinforce each … Continue reading

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What’s a queer, Christian, Carolinian to do? Choose life …

Being queer in Carolina has become a tougher row to hoe in some ways. As expected, the passage of Amendment One has been taken by some as permission to open the floodgates of anti-gay vitriol. A few histrionic preachers are … Continue reading

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Our triathlon: Ramblin’ Rose and the road ahead

“Dagnabbit!” That was my half-exasperated, half-fearful reaction when my bike pedals suddenly started free-wheeling like hamsters at spin class. At the bottom of a steep hill, the chain had just come off its sprockets. (Note to self; stop putting off … Continue reading

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Know + Love Project: We know love

The Know + Love Project is a joint effort of Equality NC and the ACLU working to defeat Amendment One (for more information on the amendment and its plethora of harms, visit Protect All NC Families). Know+Love is collecting stories … Continue reading

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Lenten journal: R2B in Whispering Pines

RACE TO THE BALLOT | Real Conversations in Whispering Pines – YouTube. This video is so powerful. I am proud of UCC pastor Brent Bissette, who begins speaking at about 3:54. I am proud, too, of Jen Jones’ even and … Continue reading

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Lenten journal: No On One

I spent the day with colleagues and friends new and old in a colloquium on religion and culture, the inaugural event of the Elon Center for the Study of Religion: “Sex, Religion, and the Public Square: Religious Discourse in the … Continue reading

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Coach? #epicfail

I get that athletics at any level takes a lot of commitment, dedication, and focus. And the higher you go in terms of talent and performance, the sharper that focus. Of course, that tight aperture can create a narrow or … Continue reading

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k.d. incarnate

I got within shouting distance of k.d. lang last night, and it’s a testament to the person and the performer that I am still beaming and thinking in equal measure. Overflowing measure, at that. The music sounded and felt full-out; … Continue reading

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On the Male Side of Middle « Gay Mennonite League

On the Male Side of Middle « Gay Mennonite League. “On the Male Side of the Middle” is a video by Paul Neudorf linked to in a blog post on Gay Mennonite League. I appreciated this thoughtful exploration of one … Continue reading

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