This is the Lady Your Pastor Warned You About

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Straight, Evangelical Christian, Kathy Baldock, has a message for other Christians about LGBT people they need to hear.

Hardwood: My Pioneer Upbringing and Queering the Old Order

The author as a child.

The Amish are often laughed at and misunderstood. This is the story of a gay man who does not regret his Amish upbringing.

Living the Void

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Writer and survivor Randy Ellison found the strength to heal by finding his faith.

Living on a Prayer

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Alexander Lowe examines the role that religions and faiths could play as uniting, rather than dividing, forces.

Goodbye Tricky, Goodbye Pluto

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What happens when science and technology crash head-on into one man’s cherished beliefs?

Because He Reads the Bible

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Dakota Garilli expertly explores the age-old tensions between religion and sexuality, parents and children.

How to Believe in Yourself

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It’s completely fine to try and fail. It’s the only way we truly learn.

Myth or Method in Religious Education

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What will it take to renew people’s interest in religion as a subject of study, even if they don’t take it as a faith?

Buddha

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In this tight little poem, Hansa Bergwall captures the ambivalence some men feel towards religion.

On Democracy

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Does responsible leadership require a responsible electorate in a democracy?

The Duality of Being a Gay Christian

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Being a gay Christian in Mississippi has meant a lot of soul-searching for Glenn Garner.

Dangling Testicle Signals Doom for the Universe

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While Ben Shaberman is not a big believer in signs, this recent one got this attention.

Be The One That Causes Someone To Be Grateful That They Know You

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Jackson Dunn was shuttled between his divorced parents’ homes as a kid. But he found happiness when he found gratitude.

To My Fathers

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Thank you for roads walked together, for the strength and the safety of relationships where admitting failure is OK, where humility and gentleness are prized over macho denial and posturing.

Hope is not the Poor Cousin of Faith

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Hope is the strangest thing. And at the same time, it is so familiar to us all. How can something be so strange and so familiar?