The Pastoral is Political: Trans Visibility and Equality

Yesterday was International Transgender Visibility Day—a day to celebrate transgender people and raise awareness of discrimination faced by trans people around the world. Like International Women’s Day, Worlds AIDS Day, and International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, one day isn’t enough. Sex Workers, AIDS, Women, and Transgender folks—we all deserve more than 1/365th… Read More

From RevGalBlogPals leadership, a response to the Orlando massacre

The Officers, Board members and Executive Director of RevGalBlogPals recognize that the LGBTQI community was gathered at Pulse in Orlando because it was a place where they found the support, joy, and love that was denied to them in many other social places, including in the church. In the midst of celebrating life and love,… Read More

The Pastoral is Political: In the Bathroom

I flew into Jacksonville a couple of months ago and used the cleverly-marked airport bathroom facilities. I get the idea, that no one silhouette can describe all men or all women. I get it, as a short and not skinny person. I get the choice to have the women be skirted for the sake of… Read More