Sex/Gender/Justice

‘Hey Jesus, Do You Love Me the Same?’: Out Christian Rock Star Trey Pearson on Closeted Industry Figures, His Evolving Faith, and Brand New Video

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I think all of these [Christian rock stars] who find the courage to share their truth make a huge impact, and if everyone in contemporary Christian music and the church was honest about their own truth, their own questions, and their own beliefs, I think we would progress a lot quicker. 

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When Fundamentalism Follows You Out the Door: Transphobic Statement Exposes Exvangelical Trauma

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While the “exvangelical” community was designed to help former evangelicals heal from a toxic environment, a subgroup of exvangelicals calling itself the “Magdalene Collective” released a statement that’s been called transphobic and that many see as a replication of the very abusive patterns from which they’d been trying to escape.

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Pope Francis Dithering About Women, Skittish About Cops

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In continuing to oppose women’s ordination the pope argues that something has to be revealed in order for it to be done; but that we don’t do it so it must not have been revealed. A cursory examination of change on Catholic views of the death penalty and usury make quick mincemeat of that argument. Revelation provides direction toward increased justice; it’s not a checklist of historical givens.

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