To Be Loved All the Same

My whole adult life, I’ve felt like a problem that needed to be managed. There’s no one person or circumstance that has made me feel this way, it’s just a pervasive impression that I’ve gotten. I went to college at an institution that regularly makes the Princeton Review’s list of the Top LGBT Un-Friendly Colleges.…

Welcome First Reformed of Little Falls!

Congratulations to First Reformed Church of Little Falls, NJ for their decision to join the growing roster of Room for All Churches, congregations that publicly declare their commitment to welcome and affirm people of all sexual identities and gender expressions! They are the 29th congregation to publicly declare themselves a Room for All church! Welcome…

Live and Learn

Living is intended to be a lifelong learning process, beginning with childhood. In my case, I missed knowing my father, who died when I was eight. Three years later, out of necessity, my mother became a round-the-clock caretaker in another town. I learned during those years to grow up in a hurry. I met a…

28 and growing!

Congratulations to Second Reformed Church in New Brunswick, NJ for their decision to join the growing roster of Room for All Churches, congregations that publicly declare their commitment to welcome and affirm people of all sexual identities and gender expressions! They are the 28th congregation to publicly declare themselves a Room for All church!

LGBTQIA…What??

Trans*? MAAB? Binary? Femme? Terms and acronyms in RfA’s line of work can very quickly get confusing and overwhelming! In the Winter 2012 issue of the RfA newsletter, founding Board member Rev. Stacey Midge published an article along with a helpful glossary of terms. Three years later, it’s amazing how much has changed across the…