Chaotic People on Charles Bridge in Prague

The Original Herd Immunity

This may be the most sadly ironic World AIDS Day yet, as we watch the governments and corporations of the world marshal the necessary resources to banish a virus from the face of the Earth in just over a year’s time. And when they’re done,

Hands waving

Yes, You Can Be Gay and Evangelical

Can you be gay-vangelical? Being both LGBTQI and fundamentalist… is that possible? Of course it is. The great diversity present among fundamentalist and literalist Christians, relative to the small number of Bible passages that actually mention homosexual activity, leaves a lot of room for someone to

The Forerunners of Christ with Saints and Martyrs, Probably by Fra Angelico

Queer Saints and Martyrs

Aelred of Rievaulx, patron saint of friendship. Joan of Arc, patron saint of France. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of Italy and of animals. They’re just three of the best-known saints who are also revered for their queer characteristics. They join the company of Sebastian,

Group of friends hugging with backpacks

Letters to Home: I Still Need to Remember

Dear Bro, This month I found myself realizing I am not totally out of the closet yet. I know those that know me know I am a lesbian, but what I realized last week was that I’m still in the closet when it comes to

Poker machine in a casino

Rendering Unto Caesar’s Palace What Is Caesar’s

As we enter the final stretch of arguably the most-anticipated U.S. election in modern memory, we find ourselves bathed in headlines suggesting that Russia is hacking into our elections infrastructure, that Iran is blasting the inboxes of Democratic voters with misinformation, and that the giants