Tag: Heterosexual

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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Alan Chambers on Closing Exodus

Hmmm…. There’s also a long article over at BuzzFeed. Chambers has often said that his introduction to Exodus saved his life. Coming from a sheltered childhood, it was the first time he’d been around other people wrestling with the same

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Sexual Identity Fluidity – The Evidence

Although many pour scorn on notions that people’s sexual identity can change, research like Jones and Yarhouse’s “Ex-Gay Study” (J&Y) demonstrate that for some who pursue a purposeful attempt to do such a thing, there is a noticeable change over

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The Religious Politics of Same-Sex Marriage

Fascinating developments in the USA where, as North Carolina comes out and votes yes on Amendment One (banning the recognition not just of gay marriage but Civil Unions in the State), President Obama comes out and declares his support for

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The End of Sexual Identity – A Review

Jenell Williams Paris’ “The End of Sexual Identity” joins a number of other books recently published which ask Christians and others to take another look at how our Western society has created a social construct called “homosexuality” and how this

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Other Sex Civil Partnerships / Unions

From the Islington Gazette: A HETEROSEXUAL Islington couple want to become the first in Britain to have a “gay” civil partnership – because they do not believe in marriage. Civil servants Tom Freeman and Katherine Doyle, both 25, of North

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