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Love Wins! 11 Songs for Your Same-Sex Wedding by LGBT Musicians

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015

They will be writing about this in the history books: As of 2015, you can now marry someone of your own gender anywhere in America. Marriage equality has come to pass, love has...

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GOD-TALK

The Deadly Ivory Towers

Posted by on Jul 9, 2015

It’s very heartbreaking to realize the trauma caused by the teachings of the Church and its application of the Scriptures. It’s sad how so many have nonchalantly...

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REAL LIFE

“The Power of Not” – Excerpt from Shawn Thomas’ new book

Posted by on Jun 1, 2015

The Power of Not: Positive Results from Negative Affirmations by Shawn Aaron Thomas. Aaron’s Rainbow Project, 2015.   What is The Power of Not? I discovered the Power of...

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LOVE, SEX, FAMILY

Easing Out of the Closet on the Down Low: 5 tips for being safe

Posted by on Jul 8, 2015

Let’s face it: sexuality is a complex thing. Not everyone knows they are born gay or straight right out of the vagina, or even at age 5 or 10 or 50. Whether you are newly...

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Love Wins! 11 Songs for Your Same-Sex Wedding by LGBT Musicians

Love Wins! 11 Songs for Your Same-Sex Wedding by LGBT Musicians

Jul 28, 2015

They will be writing about this in the history books: As of 2015, you can now marry someone of your own gender anywhere in America. Marriage equality has come to pass, love has won—bigots and homophobes be damned. That could only mean field days on end for wedding planners and organizers. Fortunately, the music side of LGBT weddings is well taken care of, as...

The Deadly Ivory Towers

The Deadly Ivory Towers

Jul 9, 2015

It’s very heartbreaking to realize the trauma caused by the teachings of the Church and its application of the Scriptures. It’s sad how so many have nonchalantly prescribed a lifetime of singleness to a whole group of people, yet they refuse to see the adverse reactions, over and over again, against this prescription. There is so much shame and...

Easing Out of the Closet on the Down Low: 5 tips for being safe

Easing Out of the Closet on the Down Low: 5 tips for being safe

Jul 8, 2015

Let’s face it: sexuality is a complex thing. Not everyone knows they are born gay or straight right out of the vagina, or even at age 5 or 10 or 50. Whether you are newly out, straight but curious, or just can’t get that one time with your same-sex friend out of your mind, I have five tips if you are going in on the down low so you have a safe, good...

Celebration and Sadness: Mixed Feelings over Marriage Equality

Celebration and Sadness: Mixed Feelings over Marriage Equality

Jun 30, 2015

I believe that celebration is the appropriate response for what has just happened in our nation with the passing of gay marriage for the entire country. 6/26/15 was a monumental day that will go down in history for being a day of justice and equality for the LGBTQ community. We are in exuberant celibration because of the many obstacles that we have overcome as...

“Rumplepimple” – An interview with Suzanne DeWitt Hall about her new children’s book

“Rumplepimple” – An interview with Suzanne DeWitt Hall about her new children’s book

Jun 29, 2015

“Rumplepimple” by Suzanne DeWitt Hall   What motivated you to publish “Rumplepimple”? My wife Diane and I have been lifelong dog owners, but when we adopted a tiny wire fox terrier pup named Charlie, we didn’t know what hit us. Terriers are like no other dogs, and he is no exception. We found ourselves experiencing new adventures almost daily,...

And then God struck …. Not.

And then God struck …. Not.

Jun 26, 2015

Minutes after the US Supreme Court handed down their ruling overturning bans on same-sex marriage, posts were already going up on Facebook and across the blogosphere about “Spitting in the face of God” and “God’s impending wrath on America. *Sigh* Really? Of course, this kind of reaction is not surprising. There are a surprising number...

“Will it Ever Happen For Me?” Relationships can happen at any age. Are you ready for it?

“Will it Ever Happen For Me?”  Relationships can happen at any age. Are you ready for it?

Jun 19, 2015

Finding a life-long partner is almost an obsession with most single people. “Is it ever gonna happen to me?” You can almost get into a panic about it. So when you finally start dating a decent prospect, you find yourself doing whatever you can to “make it work.” Pastor Romell and Damion say you shouldn’t have to work so hard....

Faith, Anticipation and Expectation – When you don’t know how to pray or what to believe

Faith, Anticipation and Expectation – When you don’t know how to pray or what to believe

Jun 18, 2015

We are a “Faith” generation. Many of us who surfed the wave of “Word-Faith” teaching that swept explosively through the Church in the 1980s and ’90s have since found our balance point in life. As with any fresh movement of the Spirit, there were excesses, misunderstandings, and actions out of spiritual immaturity unchecked by the...