God. Please bring a Black queer Christian space into existence. We need a miracle. Cause we deserve better and power will not bend. Lord, center us where we have been pushed to the margins. Revive the souls of Black Queer folks who are convinced you have forgotten us. Lord, do something. Open a door. A … Continue reading We Need a Miracle…7 Prayers for Black Queer Christians
growing up as a gay girl in the church is a strange thing.
because church is so asexual
and hetero at the same time —
it becomes homoerotic.
In 2017 we learned some important lessons. And so we came up with a few rules that we think will help 2018 go a little smoother. And like all Christian rules – you are loved and accepted even if you can’t keep them…but please try your best. Rule #1 Stop blaming conservative Evangelicals for hijacking … Continue reading New Rules for American Christianity in 2018
for unto you a child is born,
into occupied Palestinian land
grown like a seed of rebellion
in a migrant girl’s womb
In Christmas and Advent music, both secular and spiritual, there is a theme of homesickness and longing. “I’ll be home for Christmas, you can count on me.” “Oh there’s no place like home for the holidays.” “Oh come, oh come Emmanuel, and ransom captive Israel.” “the hopes and fears of all the years are met … Continue reading Homesick for Justice this Christmas
One year ago I was in the early design stages of Goodnight Server Room. Back then the project was just snippets of poetry and hastily drawn page outlines. Now it is real. It’s 6:40am. I’m standing in a parking lot just off of West River Road near downtown Minneapolis, unloading books from my car to … Continue reading I Couldn’t Find a Kid’s Book About My Coding Job – So I Wrote One