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Podcast: Nicole Garcia
August 19, 2011
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My guest today is Nicole Garcia. She is a Latina transgender woman who works with Lutherans Concerned/North America. In this podcast she shares her story and more about the work she does. nicole garcia For Further Reading: Lutherans Concerned/North America Latino/a Roundtable – Pacific School of Religion, Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Ministry and Religion TransFaith Online You can also reach Nicole on Twitter.

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Podcast: A Strange Baptism
August 12, 2011
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The podcast returns! Today’s podcast is an audio recording of the sermon I preached on the Ethiopian Eunuch. If you’d like to read the text of the sermon you can do so by reading this post. astrangebaptism

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Guest Post: Christians for Justice Action
August 10, 2011
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This post is part of the Queer Theology Synchroblog. It was written on the occasion of the United Church of Christ’s 28th annual synod. It is a guest post written by Christians for Justice Action. Imagine What’s Really Possible… A Vision of the Next Four Years in the United Church of Christ “So, because you are lukewarm—neither hot nor cold—I am about to spit you out of my mouth.” – Revelation 3:16 Here at the 28th Synod, we’ve been asked…

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Queer Theology Synchroblog
August 10, 2011
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Welcome to the Sanctuary Collective Empowerment Project Queer Theology Synchroblog! The original call and idea for this project is here. The full list of participants is below! More will be added throughout the day as their links come in. There’s still time to get in on this, if you’d like to be included, just leave a link with your blog post here. Growing up my encounter with the Scriptures was fraught with a feeling of failure. I didn’t read the…

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Celebrating Queerness
August 9, 2011
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Do you ever have something that bugs you but you can’t quite explain why, or put your finger on what’s really going on? I hate it when that happens. But just a couple of minutes ago as I was chopping garlic to make some pasta sauce for dinner I had a moment of clarity on one of those “bugging me” things and I thought I would share it. When I have conversations with people about gender identity or queer issues…

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The Last Supper Read Aloud
August 8, 2011
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The following is a video of me reading my piece “The Last Supper” while at Camp Osiris. After I read I lead the group into communion. The lighting is a little funky, but you get the idea. After reading this piece aloud I realized how much it means to me. I hope that you find it meaningful as well.

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Things I Need From Allies
August 5, 2011
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I’ve been getting emails lately asking what people can do to be better allies. I’ve also been observing behaviour online in various circles from people claiming to be allies. I also spend time with other queer folks talking about what we need and want from people who are working in solidarity with us and so I thought I would share some suggestions here. I’m not gonna lie; some of this is gonna be tough love. But we’re all adults here…

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