I’m no longer oblivious to how easy I have it, when it comes to people accepting me being gay. Compared to the horror stories I've read of other guys and girls being rejected by their parents, I've never had a single issue with either family members or friends accepting me. A major part of this … Continue reading When Homophobia is Tied to Masculinity
Being a gay Christian is a lot like being a hanyou (half-spirit) from the Inuyasha anime series. A hanyou is a being born from both a human and a youkai, a Japanese spiritual entity. Hanyou beings are despised by both humans and youkai for, in both sides’ eyes, not belonging to either faction. Sometimes, being … Continue reading A Gay Christian’s Mixed Review of the Oregon Baker Scandal
It’s because of this, what Trump said in his tweets this morning, that I laugh whenever anybody tries to argue that he’s a “friend” of the LGBTQ community. Please, no more of that nonsense. This morning, Trump took to Twitter and released a series of tweets declaring that, after discussing the matter with military experts, … Continue reading Trump’s Hypocrisy Towards the LGBTQ Community
As a gay member of the United Methodist Church, after learning of the predictable but nonetheless frustrating outcome of Rev. Karen Oliveto’s church court trial, I’m finding it difficult to contain my temper and have any semblance of a filter on the angry words that I’m aching to speak. Rev. Oliveto’s status as a bishop … Continue reading The Outcome of Rev. Karen Oliveto’s Church Trial
Loneliness is always a struggle, no matter who you are, but for gay Christians who desire to be in same-sex relationships, the issue can be easily compounded.
Manly Homophobes As I’ve mentioned in a few posts thus far, I’m a young gay man who has dealt with more than his fair share of homophobic harassers, all of them verbal, and many of them “manly” men. This has been a recurring issue in the last two years or so, and it’s taken a … Continue reading The Importance of Praying for Closeted Homophobes
With June officially being declared by president Obama as LGBT Pride Month, it’s important to acknowledge the progress made thus far in the journey to obtain full rights for the LGBTQIA community, while also addressing the issues still being faced. Gay and lesbian couples in America, since June 26, 2015, now have the legal right … Continue reading We Are Not Free
America has distorted Christianity into something it was never meant to be, something more akin to what the Pharisees who condemned Jesus idealized.