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New Book on Gay Marriage Raises the Bar on Love

Kat Katsanis-Semel | Posted 05.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Kat Katsanis-Semel

Honestly, it was hard for me to read this book. Even as an avid reader, it was hard to stick with it; however, it wasn't hard for the reasons readers might assume. Some might jump to assume that it wasn't well-researched, or well-written, or both. Some might even assume that it wasn't catchy enough to compete with our social media saturated culture.

Courageous Conversation With Justin Lee

Derrick De Lise | Posted 02.11.2016 | Religion
Derrick De Lise

Justin Lee, a Christian LGBTQIA+ activist, is the founder of the Gay Christian Network and is the author of Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate. I had the pleasure of interviewing him recently.

Stories of Solidarity at the Gay/Christian Intersection

E.C. Iwata | Posted 01.13.2016 | Religion
E.C. Iwata

"I didn't even know this was a thing that I could do--gay and Christian. From my own mother, I was told to hide it... Yesterday, one of the moms come ...

Enough with the Either/Ors: Or, Why 'Gay Christian' Is Not an Oxymoron

John Backman | Posted 03.25.2015 | Religion
John Backman

In these circumstances, either/or isn't cutting it. We need a different way to think.

The Gay Christian Network Conference: A Glimpse Into the Future of the Church

Brandan Robertson | Posted 03.15.2015 | Religion
Brandan Robertson

Every person I met and every story I heard was a clear testimony to me that brighter days lie ahead for LGBTQ people in the Church.

Freedom of Speech Is Divine: Westboro Baptist, the Gay Christian Network and Paris

Rev. Jeff Hood | Posted 03.14.2015 | Religion
Rev. Jeff Hood

God placed humans in the Garden of Eden and gave them the right to agree or disagree. One of the primary ways that we express agreement or disagreement is through speech. The most divine thing that we do on any given day is express who we are and what we believe.

Christian Rocker Has The Perfect Response To Westboro Baptist Church

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.12.2015 | Religion

Westboro Baptist Church is no match for Christian rock singer Vicky Beeching. The singer joined fellow Christians in Portland, Oregon over the week...

Reflections on the 2014 GCN Conference

Ty McCarthy | Posted 03.19.2014 | Religion
Ty McCarthy

Men and women from many different faith backgrounds met to discuss and learn where sexual orientation and gender identity fall into the Kingdom of God. This was the 2014 Gay Christian Network Conference. The warmth of the people inside evaporated the brutal Chicago weather outside.

Torn by Justin Lee: Gay Evangelical Writes A Coming Out Story Your Conservative Grandmother Could Love

Lillian Daniel | Posted 01.19.2013 | Religion
Lillian Daniel

Lee is beyond charitable throughout his story. He's written a book that your Southern Baptist grandmother could read and then sigh at the end, "Well, bless his sweet heart."