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Just Because He Breathes: Learning to Truly Love Our Gay Son

On the night of November 20, 2001, a conversation held over Instant Messenger changed our lives forever. Our twelve year old son messaged me in my office from the computer in his bedroom. Ryan says: can i tell u something…[more] … Continue reading

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Scholarly Biblical Resources on Homosexuality

Robert Gagnon is an associate professor of New Testament at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. He takes a conservative line in the homosexuality debate, and you will see why when you visit his site. His work is well-researched and scholarly. [More here….] … Continue reading

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From the wife of a queer man…

An interesting post over at rachelheldevans.com: “American Christians are in the midst of a conversation about sexuality. This conversation is important (yet heart-wrenching) to gay Christians for obvious reasons. Among straight Christians (with whom I identify), some of us have … Continue reading

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Idealogical Challenges for Bible Translators

We all bring perspectives and background understandings to how we read the Bible, assuming that our reading of particular passages is natural. Translators can do the same. This article is well worth the read. “The text of the Bible has … Continue reading

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Four Interpretive Pitfalls Around the New Testament Household Codes

A lot of Christians are under the assumption that instructions about wives submitting to their husbands are found exclusively in the pages of Scripture, that these are solely “biblical” concepts. But the Christians in the churches at Ephesus, Colossea, and … Continue reading

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No one is born gay or straight – here’s why.

A couple of years ago, the Human Rights Campaign, arguably the country’s most powerful lesbian and gay organization, responded to politician Herman Cain’s assertion that being gay is a choice.  They asked their members to “Tell Herman Cain to get … Continue reading

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The Gender Spectrum

An interesting article in Teaching Tolerance…   Email This Page

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Portraits of Albanian Women Who Have Lived Their Lives as Men

In line with the social and cultural aspects of gender and identity. Click here.   Email This Page

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The Absurd Legalism of Gender Roles

Exhibit C: As Long As I Can’t See Her… Email This Page

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