If I Had Come Out Sooner…

Had the inspiration to write this while thinking of something catchy and jingly in my sleep this morning. Yes, I sleep-write and think too. A one-shot poem that I originally was thinking of turning into a rap. Enjoy! 😀 If I had come out sooner, four years ago, what would you have said? Would you … Continue reading If I Had Come Out Sooner…

That Beautiful Place in Between: Reborn as a Bi-Romantic Demisexual Christian

We can use our own pain to understand the pain of all living beings. Having learned to accept our own suffering patiently, if we then think of the suffering of all the other living beings trapped in samsara, compassion will arise naturally. ~ Geshe Kelsang Gyatso ELEVEN MONTHS AGO, I HAD ENOUGH. Enough of suppressing … Continue reading That Beautiful Place in Between: Reborn as a Bi-Romantic Demisexual Christian

Aiming for Inclusion: Loving Others as an Openly Bi Christian

  IN HIGH SCHOOL, as many other young adolescent teens are during this time, I began to feel an emotional admiration for classmates and friends of both genders—males and females alike. My freshman year, I met a boy whom I only once briefly met in the 7th grade during a small group therapy counseling session … Continue reading Aiming for Inclusion: Loving Others as an Openly Bi Christian

Coming Out of the Closet as a REAFFIRMED Progressive Christian Ally (Part 2)

When my first boyfriend broke up with me, I felt alone. I felt that I was unworthy of him, I was unworthy of my family and my church, and most depressingly, I felt unworthy of God. Because I felt as if I was an abomination to God, I attempted suicide multiple times. One night after … Continue reading Coming Out of the Closet as a REAFFIRMED Progressive Christian Ally (Part 2)

Breaking Down the Gay-Straight Duality: Taking a Moderate Stance on Gay Rights

Jesus calls us to have empathy, compassion and an open heart for all human beings. Not just people who follow Him. Not just Christians. Not just believers. Not just straight people. BUT EVERYONE. And this includes gay people. They are your neighbors, too. So if we are to follow what Jesus is asking of us, … Continue reading Breaking Down the Gay-Straight Duality: Taking a Moderate Stance on Gay Rights