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Fred Phelps | Fred Phelps

jennifer-kathleen-gibbons's picture
Normally when someone notable dies I try to write a tribute to their life. I try to concentrate on the best parts of their life, how well it was lived. This isn’t one one of those times. Fred Phelps died today after a long illness. While I do send my condolences to his family, I feel like I did...
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The Los Angeles Lakers season ended far below expectations. What will the Lakers do about Head Coach Mike D'Antoni, Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol? 12 Year veteran center Jason Collins recently made his homosexuality public. How will he be received plus ESPN reporter Chris Broussard's...
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I'm exceedingly proud of the poets and poems that make Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion & Spirituality, forthcoming from Sibling Rivalry Press this October. I'm the editor and can't express the gratitude and overwhelming sense of belonging and pride I feel when engaging...
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Halloween is a national holiday here in San Francisco. This isn’t simply because people get to dress in sexy costumes borrowed from their wives’ closets or purchased at one of our local leather emporiums. Yes, it is a time when people get to come out of their shell and walk around the streets of a...
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  Sunday evening, when I finished reading Bart D. Ehrman's Jesus, Interrupted: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (and Why We Don't Know About Them) I hadn't thought about blogging about it, even though I found the book fascinating, something for people who want to know more about the...