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God isn’t straight

Heading West

People love hearing coming out stories. People either assume that I met resistance from my family (I didn’t) or that I led a tortured childhood.
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How to Muslim: For Dummies

I am shoved to this podium when I have no right to be other than the religion I so staunchly defended as a seven-year-old and live through today.
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Pastors, Pence and prostates

Sex on Tuesday

Queers: Our very existence is our strongest form of resistance. To continue homo life as usual is the last thing the decrepit old white men, who completely hijacked our government, want for us. Every single gay orgasm is an act of utter rebellion. Each queer hug, smile and chuckle an
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Personal Essay: Catholi-schism

I‘ve decided it’s best for me not to get confirmed.”   I’ll never forget the face my grandmother made when those words drove their way out of me with a sheepish rasp. I was 16 years old when I revoked my membership from the Catholic Church in front of Uncle
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Joy Lin

A Superstitious Father

My dad wouldn’t take “no” for an answer when the car rental clerk told him, “I’m sorry, sir, this is the only car we have available right now.” Even though I was 10, I could feel the tension between the two. He glared at the clerk and said he would
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The Friendship behind the First Amendment

Over the past few years, various Christian organizations have sued the United States government over measures that combine sacred and secular practices — such as the provision of contraception in employee insurance plans and the redefinition of marriage to include same-sex couples. The boundary between private religious concerns and government
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