"A trans person's story has some unique elements, but the work of pastoral care remains essentially the same."
Nine trans Christians tell their stories.
Bathroom bills. The phrase’s bouncy, alliterative nature, plus just the word bathroom, makes it somehow seem light, frivolous . . . oh, it’s just about the bathroom. It’s not.
Several recent state-level legislative efforts have something in common: they are solutions in search of a problem.
I love North Carolina. I’m not a native, but I’ve been here for a while now. The midwesterner in me still thrills at the possibility of a day trip to the mountains or the beach. I regularly try to convince my friends to move here. It’s a great place, I tell them … except for the state legislature. Last week, the legislature outdid itself in embarrassing the state in front of the rest of the country, a feat it has perfected in recent years.
A TV show can present a minority group as "respectable" or as people who are as screwed up as anyone else. Transparent goes with option two.