Advent: Waiting for the queer face of God

Advent: Waiting for the queer face of God

Advent celebrates the mystery of the Word made flesh — an important concept in queer spirituality. LGBTQ people and allies are creating new ways to honor Advent, the time of expectant waiting for Christ’s birth starting four Sundays before Christmas. “This...
Spirit Day: Stand up to bullying of LGBTQ youth

Spirit Day: Stand up to bullying of LGBTQ youth

People are speaking out against bullying of LGBTQ youth for Spirit Day (Oct. 19, 2017). Spirit Day happens every year on the third Thursday of October.  It was started in 2010 by Brittany McMillan, a 16-year-old Canadian girl, in response to high-profile suicides by...
Come out for equality on National Coming Out Day

Come out for equality on National Coming Out Day

Coming out the closet as a lesbian had a huge impact on my life, so I celebrate National Coming Out Day with a short video of my personal story, an excerpt from my coming-out guidebook, and worship resources. Every year on Oct. 11, National Coming Out Day encourages...