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A Response to Violence and Tragedy

By Will Davis (Guest Post) Today, while walking, my thoughts were pulled toward the tragedies that occurred over the weekend. I saw something that caused this reflection. It was a quote by the His Holiness, The Dalai Lama, I saw posted, a quote that expressed my own feelings at first, “I am not ready to More Info »

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Looking at Lookism

You walk into a crowded bar and a dozen heads turn your way. In an instant, most of the men’s eyes avert. But some eyes continue to watch. They check out your clothes, face, body, and crotch. Looks are everything. A while later, you are cruising through the bar. You are enchanted by one man’s More Info »

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It’s time to begin the conversation about a theology of gay marriage

Now that the pope has changed the tone of the Catholic Church, is it necessary for him to change the doctrine? Andrew Sullivan writes: One of the great question marks still hanging over Pope Francis’ tenure as Bishop of Rome is whether any actual doctrinal changes will occur. Damon Linker has a provocative and honest More Info »

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Quote of the Day: On Sexual Ethics

At the very least, an Integral-based sexual ethics must be able to allow for and support the development of infantile, early childhood, and adolescent sexuality (especially teenage male sexuality, perhaps the most misunderstood and attacked version of human sexuality), and a wide spectrum of adult sexualities without stigmatizing, demonizing, or pathologizing any authentic aspect of More Info »

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Responsibility: Part of a Balanced Approach to HIV Prevention

Last year Bill Cosby made controversial public comments railing against low-income individuals for not taking personal responsibility for their lives. Lately I’ve been asking myself: where are the Bill Cosbys who are willing to speak just as courageously about the problems of the gay community? Many were outraged by Cosby’s suggestion that personal failures, and More Info »

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A Note on Andrew Sullivan’s Hidden Ecclesiology

In an article today on the Dish, Andrew Sullivan stands at the precipice of revising his longstanding views on the role of religion in civil debate. He does so, I think, by letting his views of what is good for the Catholic Church and a “living Christianity” explicitly color his views of political discourse. This More Info »

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Do 7 Bible Quotes Really Support Homosexuality? Don’t Believe It

Whoever headlined this video “7 Bible Quotes In Support Of Same Sex Relationships, By Arielle Scarcella And Matthew Vines” ought to be just a little bit ashamed. Maybe it was the editors at HuffPo, not Arielle or Matthew (I don’t know). Not a single one of the supposed quotes is actually what it is purported to More Info »

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Who Are The Radical Faeries?

Rev. Malcolm Boyd writes a review of Mark Thompson’s book The Fire In Moonlight: When developing gay life in America starts to surface in books about the era, gay spirituality will emerge as one of the more fascinating subjects. A significant new book that deals with the subject has just appeared. It is “The Fire More Info »

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Do 7 Bible Quotes Really Support Homosexuality? Don’t Believe It

Whoever headlined this video “7 Bible Quotes In Support Of Same Sex Relationships, By Arielle Scarcella And Matthew Vines” ought to be just a little bit ashamed. Maybe it was the editors at HuffPo, not Arielle or Matthew (I don’t know). Not a single one of the supposed quotes is actually what it is purported to More Info »

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Gay Affirmative

Note: This post is reprinted from WE Spirituality. Today the war between homosexuality and religion rages on in the churches, mosques, and synagogues. Most conservative or orthodox or traditional religionists reject homosexual acts or the orientation itself as incompatible with ethical and righteous living. And worldwide these are the loudest voices and the most powerful More Info »

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Daniel Helminiak: Gay Identity Is a Gateway

Daniel Helminiak’s website summarizes the book Sex and the Sacred: Gay Identity and Spiritual Growth: Sex and the Sacred: Gay Identity and Spiritual Growth shows how comfort with our sexual nature is essential to spiritual sensitivity. The “gay identity” in the subtitle does not limit the scope of this book. Rather, attention to homosexuality serves as a More Info »

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What Do Gay Men Offer the Future of Spirituality?

In “The Gay Man as Spiritual Adept”, published on BeliefNet, Toby Johnson examines the nature of Gay Spirituality: There is an enlightenment that goes with being gay, an understanding of the real meaning and message of religion. Not all gay people avail themselves of this enlightenment. Some are blinded to it by momentary attractions of More Info »