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culture lbgtqai+

it’s a double rainbow day!

“Bottom line here: the federal ban on recognizing same-sex marriages is dead. California’s ban on recognizing same-sex marriages is dead. There are 12 states in the country where this is now legal, and the political winds on this are blowing so hard in one…

26 Jun 2013
asheville culture lbgtqai+

jesus, the supreme court, & me.

i’m a woman married to a woman. i’m an ex-pat american living in sweden, but moving back to the states in a few months. i’m also an unordained, master’s of divinity degree holding, minister in the united methodist church. and this is big week…

26 Mar 2013
europe germany lbgtqai+ travel

a time to remember in berlin.

the first post is here! i thought about doing it chronologically, day by day. but, then i decided to go with some themes. and today’s post is in honor of all of the history that is a part of berlin. of course, we only…

26 Feb 2013
culture

lay down your weapons.

non-violence is not for the weak. non-violence is for the strong. ~ gandhi “Peace cannot be built on exclusivism, absolutism, and intolerance. But neither can it be built on vague liberal slogans and pious programs gestated in the smoke of confabulation. There can be…

14 Dec 2012
culture lbgtqai+

i pulled an all-nighter.

i’m still in shock. i’m amazed. excited. overwhelmed. and so. very. thankful. oh yeah, and tired. hehe. i’m thankful that this is the dawning of a new america, as some news sites are putting it. an america that chose yesterday community spirit over individualistic…

7 Nov 2012
culture

v.o.t.e.

just a reminder for all you americans out there today… get out & vote! make your voice heard! you/we have a right and a privilege that so many others all around the world do not have, so let’s exercise our right & your privilege…

6 Nov 2012
culture lbgtqai+

an open letter and a plea to listen before you vote.

everyone is entitled to their own opinion. i absolutely believe that. but there are some things i simply, truly, truly, from the bottom of my heart, don’t understand… how is it possible to treat other people as second-class citizens? how are some people better…

24 Oct 2012
in the wild norrköping

autumn in everything.

it’s thursday night and my weekend has begun! i have the next 3 days off & not that much planned. feels really, really good. especially after last weekend; which was good, but over-the-top busy. i think i pretty much lived at the church. so,…

18 Oct 2012
culture lbgtqai+ north carolina

day 7: someone who inspires you.

a bunch of people inspire me. but, on this day, there is a large group of people who inspire me for a very specific reason…  pic from voteagainstone.org. tomorrow, tuesday the 8th, is a voting day in nc. the above poster is one urging…

7 May 2012