Tag Archives: bigotry

The Power of Language: Discussing Trans Identity

The Power of Language: Discussing Trans Identity

As a trans woman, I would rather someone inquire politely than assume anything about me. Like most users of popular dating apps, I’ve had some fairly dodgy experiences while trying to put myself out there in the digital dating world. Unfortunately, these experiences have been shaped by how others receive my trans-ness. Unless I want

Was Jesus gay?

Was Jesus gay? Believe it or not, some very interesting moments exist in the Bible that imply certain intriguing possibilities. “Preposterous!” devout fundamentalists proclaim. Really? More preposterous than claiming Jesus would be against food stamps, universal health care, immigration and queers? There are dozens of examples of Jesus feeding the poor and entreating his followers

Responding to bigotry with style and grace

Well, the holidays are long gone, and I’d like to point out the obvious now that the threat of spoilers is over: No, Timmy, there is no Santa Claus, and yes, the Bible does condemn homosexuality. Wait … don’t close that tab! During the winter break, a lot of folks came out to their loved