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On Learning To Hate Yourself

Lesson one: go to church. Most churches, even if they claim tolerance, hate homosexuality. If you’re lucky, you will find a church that doesn’t talk about sex in general; in such cases, your sexuality will be a particularly anxious absence. Silence is a good teacher.

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The AIDS Quilt: Celebration of Life

Today I saw the AIDS quilt for the first time. It was a nearly perfect autumn afternoon with a gentle breeze and crystal blue sky. After church I went down to the National Mall with a couple of friends. Beginning on the west side of

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Love In Action: One Ex-Ex-Gay’s Story | Interview

CULT: quasi-religious group, often living in a colony, with a charismatic leader who indoctrinates members with unorthodox or extremist views, practices or beliefs. (Webster’s New World Dictionary.) I would rather you commit suicide than have you leave Love In Action wanting to return to the

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Ex-Gay Ministries: Deception As Cure

“At New Hope Ministries we do not attempt to make heterosexuals out of homosexuals. Rather, we attempt to change a person’s identity, the way a person looks at himself.” These are the words of Frank Worthen, a leader in the world of ex-gay ministries. It

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Scattered People

Trinity River Church, Minneapolis, Minn.  Readings for Christ the King Sunday (26th Sunday after Pentecost): Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24; Ephesians 1:15-23; Matthew 25:31-46 Turkey. Stuffing. Potatoes (Mashed or Sweet). Cranberries. Pumpkin Pie. Football. Nap. Leftovers. Thanksgiving will be here in a few days, and there is

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Resources: Contacting Churches Featured in Volume 1, Issue 3

Disclaimer: This information hasn’t been updated since it was originally published as part of Volume 1, Issue 3. Association of Welcoming and Affirming Baptists PO Box 2596 Attleboro Falls, MA 02763-0894 Phone/Fax: (508) 226-1945 Brenda Moulton, Coordinator St. Mark United Methodist Church 781 Peachtree St.