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Allies in Faith Brown Bag Lunch Discussion 3/9/16 12-1PM

Wednesday, March 9th, 12–1 PM Please join us for our first Brown Bag Lunch Discussion about how to make your ritual, worship, and/or liturgy LGBTQ inclusive. Michael Cronin and Robert Shively of MCCSF will share their experiences planning a Pride service and a renaming ceremony. Bring your lunch and spend some time conversing with colleagues… continue reading

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Sitting In My Room by Ose Hosea, (Queer Educator 2009-2012)

In 2008, I was a part of a faith-based youth organization in Berkeley, California called Represent 2 Witness (R2W). This song “Sitting In My Room” was the second song I wrote. It’s based on internalized oppression.  I came up with the melody that inspired me to write and collaborated with friends who I met through R2W on… continue reading

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Spreading the (Queer) Gospel by Stephanie Rauda (Queer Educator 2010-2012)

A couple of days into school my college professor had us pair up and get to know one of our classmates, whom we would later introduce to the entire class. The class was called LGBT Studies/ English 1A which was essentially an English class with queer-focused themes and reading material. I spoke with my partner,… continue reading

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The theme for this week is FAVORITES, and to celebrate the month of June, which just HAPPENS to be my favorite month, I’m sharing my favorite things about it. THE CREW RETURNS Ever since graduating high school a year ago, one of the hardest things has been seeing my close friends move away for college…. continue reading

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Coming out by Pantalones (Queer Educator 2010-2011)

When I was a wee lass (like 13) I started my collection of cute women folks. I never really thought about why I liked doing this or what being gay was, i just knew that I wanted jessica alba in a swimsuit on my wall. later during my middle school and high school years, there… continue reading

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ComingOut by Dennis (Queer Educator 2010-2011)

It wasn’t very difficult for me to say it… yes it the phrase synonymous with the queer community… Feared by many saying it bust down the closet door yes… that phrase that is so big… I AM GAY! *Gasp*… What makes my experience crazy is that it took about a year for me to fully… continue reading

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My Rebirth by Brittanee L (Queer Educator 2010-2011)

Name:Brittanee L Age: 13 Story: I walk along the path Unknown to others, Newly discovered by me. And see the colors. They dance with each other, But not with those unlike them. Blue with blue, Red with red, Green with green, Pink With pink. They are happy this way, Undisturbed By the constant glares Of… continue reading

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I feel lucky that I’ve had support around being queer from the beginning. My best friend came out in 8th grade, and I didn’t start questioning my sexuality until I was a sophomore or junior in high school. By then, I had a circle of 3-4 close friends.. most of whom were queer.. and were… continue reading

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Baby Locs: Coming Out by Baby Locs (Queer Educator 2011-2012)

I arrived in this world on Feb.1993 Withheld my identity my mom did not  know of well of course she knew i was born as a female I was born with a culture There it held my Cuban roots and enough “Machismo” for a woman to have posture and nicely fitted clothes I on the… continue reading

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