Because They First Loved Me: A Reflection on Queerness and Community
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Because They First Loved Me: A Reflection on Queerness and Community

“Over the last few years, I’ve been deeply engaged in work and research that centers on cultivating space where people of all faiths, sexualities, and gender identities can seek to both know and be known. I’ve seen so many people experience spiritual, systemic, and interpersonal harm and sincerely believe that fostering inclusive, equitable communities can … Continue reading

Faith / Justice & Activism / Musings / My Thoughts / Spirituality

Podcast: Petty and/or Prophetic

Take some time and check out this podcast I recorded with my boo Kevin Garcia over at Tiny Revolution. We covered a lot of ground in our time together including LGBTQ inclusion in religious community, what it means to live out your love, elitism in faith spaces, power & privilege, and what community, church, and solidarity can look like.

So take the next 45 minutes and listen to our talk, Petty and/or Prophetic. I think you’ll find it worth your time. Continue reading

I Woke Up With My Mind Stayed On Freedom, Knowing We Will Overcome Some Day
Justice & Activism / Musings / My Thoughts / Poetry

I Woke Up With My Mind Stayed On Freedom, Knowing We Will Overcome Some Day

  I woke up this morning, this “Independence Day”, with my mind stayed on freedom Not “Make America Great Again” or the US neo-imperial project but actual freedom The type that lets our young ones look forward to sunny days and clear blue skies because they don’t have to fear drone warfare or our bombs … Continue reading

My 2016 in Review
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My 2016 in Review

While 2016 has been hard, it has been a year I am grateful for because it stretched and pushed me. It’s reminded me that the disquiet I feel in my spirit can be harnessed to do good work that is responsive to the need I see in the world.

So thank you to the year that has encouraged me to unapologetically be myself and walk, speak, and act boldly in the places that I find myself rooted in.  Continue reading