Losing Our Roots: LGBTQ+ Christian & Church Rejection

(photo by Emma Gossett / artwork by Jamie Arpin-Ricci)

For many of us who are LGBTQ+ and Christian, there comes a time when we are forced to choose between who God created us to be and the communities that we called home for most of our lives. When this time came for me- when the church that had been my home for most of my life severed their ties with us- it was a crushing blow. It is bad enough to have one’s very personhood condemned as degenerate…