St. Peter on Being an Ally: A Cautionary Tale

Jamie Arpin-Ricci
4 min readFeb 6, 2020

Over the last few months, I have spent a lot of time and energy exploring what it means to be an ally. On one hand, as the white father of a black son, I need to understand and embrace these commitments for his sake. On the other hand, as a queer man who is amid very painful discrimination, I know what I want and need from those I love and trust. Because I come at this from the context of my faith as a…

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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.