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.

This is what respectful disagreement looks like.

I spend a lot of time in spaces with people who disagree with me. I’m gay and an evangelical Christian, so you can imagine how that goes. Some people don’t like the “gay” part; some people don’t like the “Christian” part; some people don’t mind the “Christian” part but object to the “evangelical” part; and some people are okay … Read more…