Days like today, it just feels like too much. Too much tragedy. Too much inhumanity. Too much indifference from people who should know better. Days like today, I feel so tempted to throw in the towel and stop trying to make things better, because it’s too much. I think of Moses, exhausted and unable to … Read more…

Sex, gender, and assumptions: “Usually” doesn’t mean “always.”

This morning I read an article about a breast cancer survivor who, in the wake of North Carolina’s “bathroom bill,” now finds herself being mistaken for a transgender woman—and treated therefore as less of a woman—because of her mastectomy. Her story reminds me of one of the big problems we humans often have when dealing … Read more…

My church’s “two dirty words”: A talk about race, LGBTs, Christians, and marginalization. This was my closing keynote for the Gay Christian Network annual conference last weekend, and I decided to push some buttons. How do you think it went? Let me know, and let’s revisit some of these themes on the blog.