Title, “Changing Minds: Resisting Shame, Embracing Empathy” over an image of brain scans
(banner by Jamie Arpin-Ricci)

Changing Minds: Resisting Shame, Embracing Empathy

Jamie Arpin-Ricci

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In a recent social media post, I engaged with a commenter after they made some wildly uninformed and outright false statements about LGBTQ+ people in general and bisexuality in particular. Despite trying to respond clearly and politely to them, their response back was hostile, inflammatory, and completely closed to genuine engagement.

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Jamie Arpin-Ricci

Jamie Arpin-Ricci is a bisexual author & activist with more than 25 years experience living at the intersection of faith, sexuality, and justice.