Queer Woman Finds God “Outside the Walls” of the Catholic Church After Exclusion

In an essay for U.S. Catholic, a queer woman recounts her decision to leave the Catholic Church in order to be true to her sexual identity. Although her decision was difficult, even devastating, she says she eventually found God in an unlikely location: “outside the walls of the church.” Read More

How Adam and Eve’s Fig Leaves Cover Up the Fall’s Real Meaning

Although intended to hide the sex organs of Adam and Eve, those fig-leaf Fruit-of-the-Looms managed to focus attention on them. The only thing they covered up was the real meaning of the story.  Read More

For Their Sake

"Will you do it for their sake? Will you minister to these people, these queer and trans people, these abortion patients and providers, these parents and children who are now and who are yet to be, these created beings threatened by climate catastrophe? Will you do it for them?" Read More

Celebrate Pride with a Queer Reading of Genesis’ Creation Stories

How are the creation stories in the Book of Genesis queer? To celebrate Pride Month, a theologian offers a biblical interpretation that challenges the dominant readings of God’s creation. Read More

All Our Relations Are Sacred

In my Lakota culture we use a particular phrase when we pray, “Mitakuye Oyasin.” Roughly translated it means, “All our relations.” Read More

From Secret Shame to Confident Trust: The Immaculate Conception

Today is the feast of the Immaculate Conception, which celebrates that Mary was free from... Read More