Category Archives: Sex and sexuality

Praying with Pride.

Yesterday’s Pride in London saw thousands of LGBTI people, including hundreds of Christians, march through London joyfully proclaiming and celebrating who we are. At a packed-out service at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, we came together to remember those who suffer … Continue reading

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A straight man, the Church, and my deepest desires.

I haven’t cried at a Christian conference since the summers of big tops, neon lights and smoke machines at festivals I went to as a teenager. And I’ve never shed tears at events related LGBT issues – I pride myself … Continue reading

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Banging that LGBT drum… again

“The Gay Agenda” Apparently the worst fear of American conservative Christians. It’s the phrase that’s brought out whenever there’s a small step forward in LGBT rights, whenever society at large decides in a new way that LGBT people are human … Continue reading

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I’m a queer Christian – and the Christian part is important.

This is part two of two – if you missed it, start here with I’m a queer Christian – and the queer part is important.  Photo: Dave King, Flickr. The Story we’re told is a story that society tells – … Continue reading

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I’m a queer Christian – and the queer part is important.

Photo: Purple Sherbet Photography, Flickr. Once upon a time, I was told a story. The Story.  The human world is divided into two opposing halves: the boys and the girls. Though the same species, they are fundamentally different. They think … Continue reading

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Giving it all away.

  Photo: Dhilung Kirat, Flickr. Apart from the questionable grammar, it was a sweet song to learn as an infant: Love is something if you give it away, give it away, give it away Love is something if you give … Continue reading

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God’s voice in a coming out story.

Vicky Beeching, worship-leader heroine of my youth and now writer, theologian and broadcaster heroine of my adulthood, has come out as gay.  Really though, she’s had come out twice: first of all, she came out in support of same-sex marriage … Continue reading

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