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An Appreciation: Our LGBTQ+ Sister-Friend bell hooks

bell hooks died on December 15, 2021, at 69 in Kentucky. As a Black Appalachian, she was inarguably one of the nation’s prominent feminist scholars and authors and a friend to everyone she met. Last year, Time‘s “100 Women of the Year” called our sister-friend

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C.S. Lewis and Homosexuality: Surprising Facts?

C.S. Lewis’ thinking on sex, and sexual references in his biography, have puzzled readers and scholars alike. He hasn’t always seemed as “Christian” as some Christians would like. “Is C.S. Lewis too Sexy for America?” the Lewis scholar Brenton Dickieson recently discussed. The suggestions of

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‘Freeing Jesus’ by Diana Butler Bass | Review

In Freeing Jesus: Rediscovering Jesus as Friend, Teacher, Savior, Lord, Way, and Presence, Diana Butler Bass discusses six ways of approaching Jesus, six ways that Christians have spoken of Jesus, and most importantly, six ways Christians have experienced Jesus — or as she calls it, the

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‘If I Was Your Girl’ by Meredith Russo | Review

In today’s world we have an ever-growing selection of LGBTQ+ focused books; however, the pool is still lacking on the transgender front. I am a trans man and have scoured countless shelves to find proper representation. Luckily, I came across If I Was Your Girl