Category: Identity

Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are

The “Cure Me, I’m Gay” documentary earlier this week has got me thinking. One thing that I have noticed amongst men who seek to change their homosexuality is that often they feel that the church will see them as somehow

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Two thoughts from the Sermon on the Mount

First, Julie Rogers has been thinking about identity and sexuality. Toward the end of my time speaking with Exodus, I started publicly saying I was “gay”. I didn’t plan on using that label to describe my experience, but it came

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Causes of Male Homosexuality

Ash over at Odd Psalms has posted a video that’s a year or two old from the American “60 minutes” slot. It raises some issues as to the causation of male homosexuality. The statistics about older / younger male siblings

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4Thought.TV Covers Transgender Issues

Last week, the short religious slot on Channel 4 that covers the 7pm news featured seven interviews around the area of trans-genderism. As usual with these slots there were seven vignettes of people with differing experiences and opinions. It’s not

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Leaving and Cleaving

I’m genetically biased, but I (and Gayle) think this is the best exegesis of “cleaving” in Genesis 1 that I’ve ever read. Finally, whether we are young or old, men or women, we can all take great comfort in the

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Follow Up on the Family Background / Lesbianism Study

As I mentioned below, I wanted to follow up the FRC research to see whether the research was statistically valid. Unfortunately the publicly available dataset does not include within it the same-sex activity data, so I decided to email Professor

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