Tag Archives: Troy Perry

Library interior

Books That Bless

My love affair with books began long before I could read. I remember carrying around a particular book as a child. I could not make out a word of it, but I liked the look and feel of the book in my hands. I liked

Old letters bound with twine

Letters to the Editor

Editor: Your words were inspiring to me as a Christian lesbian. I denied my sexuality for years because I thought it was wrong. I am happier now than I’ve ever been. My partner and many friends of mine are also christian gays. We as a

The Capitol, Washington, D.C.

Rev. Troy Perry Calls for Apology from Lott

The head of the world’s largest Christian denomination with a primary ministry to gays and lesbians today called for an apology from Senator Trent Lott. In remarks on June 15, Lott called homosexuality a “sin” and noted, “There are all kinds of problems and addictions

Black man praying

My Story

I grew up in a Southern Baptist home and church in South Carolina, a small town with cotton mills and a Presbyterian college. My parents taught me by example the family values of love, respect for all people, kindness, generosity, truth telling, fairness, self respect,

Man flipping the page of a Bible

A Scriptural Look at Homosexuality

Through my long associations with various churches of different denominations, I have heard many things regarding homosexuality. Most of it was negative and the rest was, at best, indifferent. For many years I held to that indifferent attitude. I have come to know many people