Category Archives: Sexuality

Queering Gender

I was only seven, and already I got that it made no sense. I was only seven, and already I got that it made no sense. More than anything that year, I wanted to carry the cross up the center aisle, … Continue reading

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Making Space for Grace

  Audio podcast available here. Reading: X by Wendell Berry  Sermon: Making Space for Grace  How am I going to live through this? This is the question people ask when they are in the middle of a crisis, a trauma, … Continue reading

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Anger, Love, and the Hope for Change

For a month about simplicity (our church monthly theme), the current cultural moment is anything but simple. Since the news broke on Sunday about the terrible shooting in Orlando, I’ve been back and forth with all sorts of emotions: angry, sad, … Continue reading

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Good Sex: A sermon exploring a liberal ethic and theology of sexuality

Listen to the podcast for this sermon here. Reading – Honoring the Body – Sarah Gibb Millspaugh adapted from the words of Stephanie Paulsell  In her book Honoring the Body, Stephanie Paulsell writes of “the mending power of sexual intimacy” with … Continue reading

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“A Conversation Begins With A Lie…”

The last time someone called me a lesbian, I didn’t correct them.  Was it a colleague? A congregant? A reporter? I don’t know.  I only remember not correcting them.  These not-correcting moments tend to add up, like little dents in … Continue reading

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Making Friends With Your Ex

Making Friends with your Ex  – a sermon preached at Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder, November 29, 2009    The last time I was in the pulpit, I told you the story of my First Confession.  Today, I want to take … Continue reading

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