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Moving Forward Together: 5 Questions with NC State’s GLBT Center Director Jonathan McCorey

A Former Pastor and Self-Described Mystic Emerged From an Evangelical Background to Serve a Diverse Population of Students at the State’s Largest University

The life of Jonathan McCorey is a study in personal transformation. … He attended Liberty University, an evangelical Christian liberal arts institution, and now he’s director of NC State’s GLBT Center — and he identifies as a “mystic,” which is not a word typically associated with the evangelical movement.

Documentary series highlights familial struggles

‘A Love Supreme’ Documentary Explores Rupture, Isolation and Reconciliation Between Queer Black Southern Christians and Their Families

The online trailer for “A Love Supreme: Black, Queer, and Christian in the South,” is an upcoming documentary series following black Christian southern families striving to reconcile religiously instilled anti-LGBTQ beliefs with the immense love they have for their queer family members.

Bishop Tonyia M. Rawls

Talking About Liberating LGB/T People Through Theology

In Charlotte, Bishop Tonyia M. Rawls created the Freedom Center for Social Justice (FCSJ) 10 years ago to be a “culture-shifting organization committed to the growth, safety, and empowerment of marginalized populations.”

Praise for the gifts we can’t ‘pray away’

Spiritual Reflections

A few people and I were sitting around, and one was telling about their difficult relationship with their parents. They added, “I have a friend who invited me to a meeting at their church, where they have a support group for people like me.”

Evangelical pastor aims to criminalize gay sex

Commentary: Republican nominee Mark Harris nabs support from Second Lady Karen Pence to take House of Representative seat

As midterms approach the country and the scale of Lady Liberty continues to sway Left or Right, many concerning factors continue to weigh-in. Most recently, the U.S. Supreme Court added Brett Kavanaugh to the bench.

Triad: Honored Professor, Foundation Grants, Church Recognition

Carolinas News Notes

A professor at Wake Forest School of Medicine has been honored for his research on transgender community healthcare, the Guilford Green Foundation will hold its granting ceremony on June 29 and First Lutheran Church has been recognized by Reconciling Works (formerly Lutherans Concerned/North America) as a Reconciling in Christ congregation.

Our People: Q&A with Gerald Gurss

Artistic Director, Composer

At a time when I was battling religious brainwashing (thank you, Southern Baptist Church), that chorus became more of a mental health refuge than an arts organization.