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Be Careful of Men

I’ve grown up in the ELCA, but it wasn’t until I decided to attend seminary and begin the candidacy process to become a pastor that I really started to see the way in which my sexuality and gender would play a role in how I was treated. 878 more words


Relatively Lucky

I was lucky, I guess.

I grew up in a solidly middle-class Lutheran church and never got the message from that community that sex was bad, dirty, or something to be ashamed of. 645 more words


The Hypocrisy Of Andrew Puzder's Candidacy

TYT Politics reporters Ryan Grim and Eric Byler discuss the problems unfolding within the Andrew Puzder candidacy for Labor Secretary.


The Shame We Feel

In how many other career paths are you asked about your sex life if you are a single person? None that I can think of. But since the opportunity has been provided for us to speak anonymously, we might as well tell the truth about it. 761 more words


LOCAL NEWS: Jeff Johnson Will Run For Mayor of Cleveland

Cleveland Councilman Jeff Johnson will formally announce his candidacy for Mayor of Cleveland at a press conference on Tuesday.

Johnson, who represents Cleveland’s 10th Ward, has been a Councilman since 2009. 52 more words


He raped me, but has no consequences because "people can change & the church is about forgiveness"

I used to drink a lot. My favorite drinking friends were my best friend and her husband. We would take shots until we passed out. These were church friends. 193 more words


“How do you feel when someone finds you attractive?”

I was about halfway done with my six-hour psych testing period. I remember reading that question and the limiting multiple-choice answers that were available, and cringing. 600 more words