Tag Archives: coming out

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Coming-Out-to-Shawnee Syndrome

As most of us know, coming out of the closet is not a single event, but a process. Sometimes it can be a very lengthy one. We may hem and haw, dreading taking that crucial step with people whose good opinion matters to us. They

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Joseph Comes Out | Genesis 45:1-5

The life of Joseph has a lot of drama. Joseph’s life reminds me of a suspense-filled, gay soap opera. Joseph is from a rather dysfunctional family. In Joseph’s life, his favor and status in his family rises and plummets and rises again. During the height

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What Does ‘Coming Out’ Mean?

Without a doubt the term “coming out” has different shades of meaning to those in the gay community. For many this step means that they finally “come out” of hiding in the closet of fear and admit their true feelings to themselves and begin to

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As the World Gives

“I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not let them be afraid.” -John 14:27 I recall the exact moment I decided to come out as a lesbian. I was working late at night

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Buckets and Closets

What an interesting way to begin writing about my gay, lesbian, transgender or bisexual Christian people. How can I being to think in those terms about myself and my friends? When I can imagine a bucket I see a container that I use to delve


One at a Time

Over the decade I’’ve been out as a lesbian, I have learned a great deal about evangelical Christians. Most of what I’ve learned that’s proven to be worthwhile, that’s proven to be trustworthy, I’ve learned from my own, personal experience. Stereotypes and groupthink have proven