#100queerjoys

On the first Wednesday of the month, we publish blog posts written by members of our Generous Space Community. This piece was written by Levi Daniels, who lives in South Africa and connects with our community online.   ——————————–   “Is there anything, anything, joyful about being queer?”   Over the past few weeks, I…

Age 83 and Intersex: an Interview

I recently had the pleasure of talking to a member of our LGBTQ+ Christian community who has a very unique story. I’m grateful for their permission to share an abridged version of our conversation with you here on this blog, just in time for Intersex Awareness Day this Saturday. I hope you benefit as much…

Coming Out of Conversion Therapy

On the first Wednesday of the month, we publish blog posts written by members of our Generous Space Community. This piece was written by an anonymous member of the community. We share this difficult story to continue to emphasize the need to put an end to conversion therapy (sexual orientation and gender identity change efforts…

Poems from the Edges

“The poems we write are our own scriptures.” I have no idea if I’m quoting Irish poet/theologian Pádraig Ó Tuama accurately; he has this awful habit of dropping these pearls of wisdom in the middle of casual conversation, when you don’t have a pen handy to jot them down! Still, I think I’ve captured the…

On Birding, Naming, and Loving

Small. Plump. Short yellow bill. Grey-brown body. Bold black & white stripes on the head. Sings in short clear whistles followed by buzzy sounds. White-crowned sparrow. I’ve been interested in birds since before I knew I was gay. I’m that girl who lugs around binoculars on walks and stops in her tracks when she hears…

Stagnant Unicorns

  On the first Wednesday of the month, we publish blog posts written by members of our Generous Space Community. This piece was written by SJ Speer, who lives in Ottawa and is a regular Ontario GS Retreat participant.   ——————————–   It is estimated that there are only 200 members of the unicorn species…