Tag Archive for gay

Being Dismissive of People Who Don’t March (aka More Social Justice-y than You)

There’s a thing in social justice and activist communities that has now become a call-out culture thing that really bothers me. It’s the idea that if you’re not doing “X activist thing” that somehow you are not doing enough, or you don’t care about the subject of said activist thing, or that you are somehow […]

30 Days of Social Justice 29: Sexual/Affectional Orientation/Asexuality #30daysofsocialjustice #amwriting

Sexual Orientation is who you prefer to have sex with (if at all). Romantic/Affectional Orientation is who you like to be in intimate relationships with. These are very basic definitions and there are many types of sexual and romantic orientations. I suggest learning about them. (If you’re wondering: pansexual pan-romantic. I’m also polyamorous…well, nominally. Usually […]

TWIH Episode 44: The Power of the Mustard Seed with Fred-Allen Self

In this episode, we talk to Rev.Fred-Allen Self, who tells his story about realizing his true self, leaving his fundamentalist Christian background, and how he got to where he is in his ministry today. We also talk about how representation is not only important but can literally save lives, how “Fundamentalism” transcends religious or political […]

The Heretic Writes: Open Letter to the @US_FDA: Gay Blood Ban is Discriminatory and Completely Unnecessary

To the Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners, and Chief Scientists of the FDA: Before I became a seminary student and full time pastor, I worked in the biotech industry for 13 years. I majored in biochemistry in college, and was in AP science classes in high school. During my career I mainly worked in pharmaceutical companies, both […]