Tag Archives: Pride Month

Gay couple holding hands in front of a pride flag signifying support and love

A 30-Day Riot of Love

My calendar this morning reminded me that we’re almost halfway through June 2020, perhaps the strangest Pride Month in LGBTQI history. Am I the only one for whom the last three months of sheltering in place feels as if it’s both the longest and shortest

People carrying Pride flag

Why Our Pride Is a Gift to the Rest of Society

There’s still a need for opportunities to show that LGBTQI people are not only here but are glad they are. I’m not sure the best way to do it is through today’s versions of Pride Festivals, but nevertheless, I’m convinced that any opportunity for LGBTQI

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Is Stonewall Just Old History?

Forty years ago, June 28, 1969, a group of street people and drag queens in Greenwich Village enacted the “Bunker Hill” moment of the movement for equal rights for transgender, lesbian, gay male, and questioning people in the US. This motley crew didn’t decide to

Stained glass window image of Jesus

What Would Jesus Do at a Pride Parade?

On June 1, 2009, President Barack Obama officially declared June 2009 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month. Of course, June has been Pride Month since the Stonewall Riots in June 1969, and there are parades and festivities occurring this month all around the

Boy holding Pride flag

Lazarus in the Pride Parade

Reading for All Saints Day: John 11:32-45 Jesus received a message that Lazarus was sick. Jesus did not leave immediately to see Lazarus. He waited for two days before going to see Lazarus. By the time Jesus arrived, Lazarus had been dead and buried for