National Coming Out Day is always a bit strained for me. Partially because of my own hangups, and partially because of how “coming out” is framed in a lot of mainstream discussion.
The response of Azusa Pacific University to Heath Adam Ackley’s coming out illustrates shifts in how evangelical are engaging the issue of transgender identity.
We believe that queer and trans* people have insights into theology and faith that deepen the conversation not just for other queer people but for non-queer people as well.
The Daily Beast published a vile and harmful piece about Chelsea Manning and prison rape. Here’s what we can do about it.
Why aren’t trans youth afforded the privacy and protection we claim are the rights of children?
If you think being perceived as racist or sexist is worse than actually engaging in racism or sexism, you might be a dudebro.
Are feminists losing sight of how humor can oppress in a rush to be seen as funny?
Having people see you the way you want to be seen – the way you see yourself – is a privilege. Without it, every day is a battle to have your identity validated, a battle against erasure and for self-determination.
The power of my own quest for authenticity may be my greatest lesson to impart as a parent.