I’ve often wondered what goes thru the mind of a gay man when he invests himself in ex-gay therapy. I would only guess, that they in some way, feel extremely conflicted in their sexuality, even tormented. However, for many, it’s a learning experience. A time when the perspective can change, and hopefully, for the better. For which I believe is the case, for John Smid, formally the director of Love in Action, a Memphis based “straight camp” for teens. Continue reading
This has been expanded since it first ran a few months ago –
“TIRED OF THE LIES”
The Bible is not the “word of God” — it’s a collection of myths and legends borrowed from older, earlier cultures. Most of the stuff in the Bible either never happened, or didn’t happen the way it’s recorded.
The Children Are Free: Re-examining the Biblical Evidence on Same-sex Relationships
by Miner & Connoley
This book argues convincingly that the Bible does not condemn committed same-sex partnerships.
1. This above all shall ye take as my first command: Thou shalt treat living beings as they want to be treated. And the second commandment is like unto it:
Methodist Pastor, Rev. Frank Schaefer, was given his ordination credentials back today after being stripped of them 6 months ago for performing a wedding for his gay son. After serving a 30 day suspension for performing the ceremony and then refusing to denounce the practice of marrying same-sex couples he was bounced from the denomination and stripped of his ministry rights in the church. That was remedied and made right today.
What do Conan O’Brien, Sharon Stone, Sir Ian McKellen, Goldie Hawn, Bryan Cranston, Johnny Carson, Tony Danza, Jimmie Joe Reeves, and I all have in common? This isn’t a trick question! We are all ordained ministers with the Universal Life Church. Talk about good company.
I recently started binge watching True Blood. I know, I know, I might take a hit on the point balance on my gay card for getting such a late start. There is only so much time in the day and after working, trying to run QL, and having a little bit of life, I have been remiss in not enjoying this show. While it’s certainly not the greatest show I’ve ever seen I have enjoyed and I wanted to post a blog about my biggest takeaway from the first season.