Tag "Religion"

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AT THE END OF MY BREATH (Part 2)

Previously on AT THE END OF MY BREATH… * “My name is Dillish. And I’m gay.” After I said this, I took a moment to observe the reaction from the

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Dear Religious People, Stop Using The Bible As A Weapon Of Homophobia

(Originally published on Queerty) God works in mysterious ways. Or so I was told throughout my childhood, when going to church was a ritual my family completed several times every

The Happenings 2 Comments

Neil Gaiman hilariously responds to Christian group demanding Netflix cancel Amazon’s Good Omens

Neil Gaiman knows how to take a joke, even an accidental one. The author responded to the petition created by a Christian group, Return to Order, for Netflix to cancel

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THINKING ABOUT GOD, THOSE WHO WORSHIP HIM AND THE OTHERS

For the longest time, even when I was a growing child, I never really understood why people felt so negatively toward gay people. I always wondered why people had so

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Has “Homosexual” Always Been In The Bible?

[Originally published on forgeonline.com] THE WORD ARSENOKOITAI SHOWS UP IN TWO DIFFERENT VERSES IN THE BIBLE, BUT IT WAS NOT TRANSLATED TO MEAN HOMOSEXUAL UNTIL 1946. WE GOT TO SIT

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Opinion: Are Anti-Gay Witch Hunts Really Protecting ‘African Values’?

Homophobia, not homosexuality, is a western import to Africa.   On October 29, governor of Tanzania’s largest city Dar-es-Salaam, Paul Makonda, announced that he formed an anti-gay unit to hunt

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The Bible Does Not Obsess Over Homosexuality. Christians Do.

This write-up addresses issues raised in the last post about God, Heaven, and Hell. It also doubles as my reply to a KDian whom I had been having a back-and-forth

Series (Non-Fiction) 27 Comments

DEAR STRAIGHT PEOPLE (Episode 3)

Dear Straight People It is those of you who are Catholics that I want to speak to today. In my aunt’s house, I had to go to church every Sunday

Profiles 10 Comments

“I Was Like A Fish Out Of Water.” Kenny Brandmuse Gives Tell-All Interview

So Kenny Brandmuse, the man who broke the internet in 2015 with his coming out, recently sat to an interview with a few media outlets to give a very illuminating

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Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Entry 14)

LESSON 14 From the chapter, ‘To Anyone Being Hated, Be Strong’, BM says: “[My sexuality] is between me and God … I believe that in my religiousness, God understands and