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Dear Church, | Ten Insights on the glbt Christian Dialogue

I have been involved in advocacy for the glbt Christian community for over five years; I offer these observations that I hope you will consider as valuable insights to help bring understanding.

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Dear Moms and Dads, | A Letter to Christian Parents of LGBT Youth

An open letter to Moms and Dads of glbt youth. You may be struggling to understand where sexual orientation and Christianity intersect. Perhaps this will give you insight so that you can best navigate this as a family.

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Scripture and Homosexuality | A Look at the Verses

Tweet If you just want to jump to the links on the five sections of Scripture used in discussing Christianity and homosexuality, go to the links directly below.  You will be linked to long blogposts (it is important to give each  section appropriate study) and an associated video with each section of Scripture. All the […]

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“Hurt by Church? Get a Straight Apology Here.”

Tweet [Order "Hurt By Church? Get a Str8 Apology Here"  on this page. ] When an idea comes to me on a hiking trail (AKA my “sacred space”) I most often count it as a good idea. My mind is relaxed and I have no distractions.  I would  soon be heading down to San Francisco […]

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The Ten Lies about the GLBT Community Told by Conservative Hate Groups | A Straight Christian Perspective

The Family Research Council was placed on the Southern Poverty Law Center list of Hate Groups. Is it because they are conservatives and the GBLT debate does not like what they say, or are they really hateful and tellers of lies that hurt people?

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I’m a Zero , A Look at Sexual Orientation

To try to quantify, if you could actually do it, sexual orientation and gender identity, there are two different scales that are generally used in the assessment: the Kinsey Scale and the Klein Sexual Orientation Grid (KSOG). Neither is definitive. Those that feel and need the warm, comfy fuzzies of “knowing” will not like this: there is no test that will give you a number which will inform everyone precisely what your sexual orientation and gender identity are.

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Can Size 14 Heels Keep You Out of Heaven?

We lump the GLB and T communities together, but are the issues the same? All want equality and freedom to live as they were created to be, but the issues are not the same. For the GL and B people, it is about sexual attraction. For Transgenders, the issue is gender identity. What do you know about the group and what might the Bible say about them?

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