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The Forerunners of Christ with Saints and Martyrs, Probably by Fra Angelico

Queer Saints and Martyrs

Aelred of Rievaulx, patron saint of friendship. Joan of Arc, patron saint of France. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of Italy and of animals. They’re just three of the best-known saints who are also revered for their queer characteristics. They join the company of Sebastian,

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Out and Blessed: LGBTQ Christian Coming-Out Stories

Being young and queer in quarantine, a transgender meditation on the Beatitudes, and a suburban lesbian’s letters to her brother after coming out in middle age are just three of the latest contributions from Whosoever writers sharing their coming-out journeys as LGBTQ Christians. For National

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Workshop: How to Stop Arguing About Religion But Make Your Point

The international organization PFLAG has made available online and free of charge an hour-long workshop by author and educator Dr. Robert N. Minor titled “How to Stop Arguing About Religion But Make Your Point.” The description on the workshop’s page on the PFLAG website introduces

Revs. Paul M. Turner and Candace Chellew

An Announcement About the Future of Whosoever

Whosoever is embarking on an exciting new phase of its existence. After a four-year hiatus, the website that was founded by Rev. Candace Chellew 22 years ago as the online version of her groundbreaking LGBT-positive Christian magazine is undergoing a transformation. The first step in

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Soulforce Commends Closing of ‘Ex-Gay’ Ministry Exodus International

After almost forty years, Exodus International has closed its doors. It was the oldest Christian services organization of its type and the market leader in reparative/ex-gay/sexual orientation change therapy. Soulforce, an interfaith organization that works to free lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people

Jay Bakker

New Whosoever Podcast Features Jay Bakker

Listen to the podcast interview Jay Bakker is the son of famous television evangelists Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker. He grew up on the PTL (Praise The Lord) Club, and he suffered terribly when his parents’ empire fell. Turning to drugs and partying eased the