Reflections on Scripture, faith, & LGBT acceptance in the church and beyond.

    When the Center Does Not Hold

    I have been pondering upon a lovely reception the other night where Parity, a faith-based LGBTQ-focused organization based in New York City, honored me with their Faithful Servant Award. They invited me to speak for three minutes after some very kind words about me from Ashley Birt, Director of Christian Education at Rutgers Presbyterian Church. […]

    Why Coming Out Still Matters

    In anticipation of Coming Out Day, 2015, I went back and found my reflection from 2011 on my gratitude for all the courageous LGBTQ people whose coming out has been the central force for the amazing transformation toward inclusion these past four years. I am still immensely grateful. The need for LGBTQ people — especially […]