Austin, Texas Pride Parade, part II

Austin, Texas Pride Parade, part II

Read part one here. The Austin Pride Parade was held on Saturday, September 7, 2013 and 406 Reconciling Methodists participated from 9 churches in the Central Texas and Southwest Texas conferences. Here are some pictures and a story. Learn more about the affirming...
No place like pride

No place like pride

This weekend, I went to my first ever gay pride festival. It was a long time coming, for sure, but the opportunity never presented itself until now. So, I packed my rainbow-adorned best and headed to the city, where my roommate (an ally-of-the-year candidate in my...

Thoughts on Pride

With it being around the time many gay prides are occurring, and having just attended my first real pride event, (or at least part of it) I thought I would offer some thoughts on the subject of pride. For those that don’t know, gay pride is for all LGBTQ people and...

Celebrating, Not Marching

Three reports tumbled my way last week. First, Leland Spencer’s June 24th post on this blog alliteratively described the “Perplexing Paradox of Pride Protest Placards” in Cleveland. I didn’t see any placards in Washington, probably because I wasn’t in the parade. This...