What Am i Afraid Of?

October 13, 2010


  Fear of the other. It’s a great fear because you don’t know the other. It can instill a deep-seated hatred of the other if not managed well. That’s what homophobia is – hatred and fear of the other. i fear being on the receiving end of homophobia because it hurts and brings about great […]

Posted in: Adele Sakler

Come out, Come Out Wherever You Are!

October 11, 2010


  It’s National Coming Out Day across America today. Will you join the LGBTQ community and come out of your closet in solidarity with us? HRC (Human Rights Campaign) has a history of this HISTORIC DAY! It is SO VERY IMPORTANT that straight allies come out of their closets in solidarity for equality for ALL […]

Posted in: Adele Sakler

Sophia Series Session 7: Adele Sakler (N.C.O.Edition)

October 9, 2010


Phil Shepherd aka the Whiskey Preacher is a straight ally who interviewed Queermergent’s own Adele Sakler aka Existential Punk for his latest Sophia Series Podcast, the (National Coming Out Edition)! You can check out Adele’s interview on the Whiskey Preacher’s website by clicking here or when it becomes available on iTunes here. Thanks for tuning […]

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Living Outside Of The Closet

October 8, 2010


Phil Shepherd aka the Whiskey Preacher is a straight ally who has created this youtube video of himself interviewing the coming out story of his friend Becky who is apart of Phil’s faith community The Eucatastrophe in Fort Worth, TX. Becky and Phil both hope and pray that Becky’s story can bring encouragement to those […]

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The Outlaw Preachers (Re)Union

October 8, 2010


The Outlaw Preachers are having a Re-Union.  And you should come. The Outlaw Preachers are a diverse group of friends who love to passionately share the love and grace of the Gospel.  I’ve gotten to know most of the organizing group and consider them good friends.  It’s in Memphis in December, and its incredibly cheap.  […]

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Counting The Costs – Queer Christianity

October 5, 2010


Counting The Costs – Queer Christianity By Rhiannon Y Orizaga Now large crowds were traveling with him; and he turned and said to them, “Whoever comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and even life itself, cannot be my disciple. Whoever does not carry the […]

Atheist’s Challenge: Christians, Show Your Support for LGBTQ Rights!

July 27, 2010


Atheist’s Challenge: Christians, Show Your Support for LGBTQ Rights! By Tina Ciampa “The Friendly Atheist” has some words for Christians who support LGBTQ equality- DO something, or you’re part of the problem. Popular blogger & author, Hemant Mehta, issued his challenge in response to the internet buzz surrounding Christians who attended a Gay Pride Parade […]

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