Camping Out in Kansas City

June 30, 2007

Every time I attend a concert by the Heartland Men’s Chorus, I come away with the feeling that I have witnessed the group’s best effort ever. The June 10 production of The Pink Carpet was no exception. […]

Lesbian Notions – Truth Calling

June 30, 2007

My phone rang recently, and it was a local radio station asking me to respond to same-sex marriage still being the law of the land in Massachusetts. The measure calling for a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage there was defeated by the full state legislature, 45 yes votes and a resounding 151 no’s. […]

Camping Out in Kansas City

June 17, 2007

Since my May 18 column, I have been a busy beaver (pardon the expression)! May 17 marked the No Place Like Home luncheon at the Crown Center Hotel ballroom, a fund raiser for Save Inc., which helps find affordable housing for people with HIV/AIDS. The ballroom was filled with invited guests of the many hosts. […]

Sacred Paths – How Same-Sex Relationships

June 17, 2007

Same-sex behavior and relationships bedevil many Christian groups. “God is love,” says 1 John 4:8, so I use the term “bedevil” to highlight the difference between a religion of love in theory with the practice of discrimination supported by some churches. Society is enriched by mutually consenting adult relationships, and God’s grace is extended by partners caring for each other. […]