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Posted inLGBTQ News

Stop praising Pastor Andy Stanley for pretending to love gay people

Reading Time: 4 minutes For the past few days, an out-of-context clip from Pastor Andy Stanley, the leader of North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, Georgia, has been circulating online because he appears to welcome gay people in his church in a way that seems unusual among evangelicals. Some conservative Christians, like the guy tweeting below, are furious that […]

Posted inLGBTQ

The Church of England will ‘bless’ same-sex couples. It’s utterly meaningless.

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Church of England, in a remarkably progressive move, will finally bless same-sex marriages… would be an incredible thing to have said in 2003. But it’s 20 years later, and this weak attempt at cultural relevancy by a religious denomination struggling to be taken seriously shouldn’t be praised as anything more than a PR campaign. […]

Posted inIdentity

(Literally) finding my voice as a trans woman

Reading Time: 6 minutes I had a complicated relationship with my voice even before I figured out I was trans. When I was small I loved singing, but then my voice broke. That’s what we call it in the UK when testosterone makes a voice change at puberty—we say your voice “breaks.” As a trans woman, I find that term especially apt. Because my voice was still unpredictable, the choir teacher put me in the bass section where no one would hear me. Singing became something I was afraid to do.

Posted inNews

1 Million Moms attack Disney

Reading Time: 2 minutes One Million Moms is a conservative Christian group that’s attacking Disney for the cartoon Firebuds. These moms are serious and angry. They have a strongly worded letter and trying to boycott Disney. In case you don’t know about One Million Moms, they state they are there “to give moms an impact with the decision-makers and […]

Posted inMusic

Christian bigots condemn Amy Grant for extending Jesus’ love to gay people

Reading Time: 2 minutes When Christian evangelist Franklin Graham and hate-group leader Tony Perkins are calling you a sinner, it’s probably because you made the mistake of being kind. That’s what happened with singer Amy Grant, who received harsh condemnation from the bigots for an act of Jesus-like generosity. Grant was recently awarded the Kennedy Center Honors, an award […]

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