danielle powell

“Student Kicked Out For Being Lesbian”

LIE.  Truth? This student was kicked out after violating the code of ethics as stated in the student handbook. A code to which she and all students pledge to follow, and publicly proclaimed so with their signature, before attending their first class.  Danielle Powell was expelled in 2011 after she began a relationship with another…

Closet

No Closets in Church

I forwarded “My Interview with a “Not Ex-Lesbian” Child of God,” to man at our church who identifies as a gay Christian. He came out to my husband and me a couple years ago and is one of our dear friends.  While we chatted on Sunday, he shared that he too desires to make church…

used to be gay

The reality of “Sexual Orientation”

Sexuality touches a part of our humanity as deeply as any part of life can.  This subject is weighty, personal and not nearly as one-dimensional as TV sitcoms would have you believe. The media does a good job of presenting the portrait of a youth struggling to make sense of his identity and same-sex attractions,…