Religion

An Interview on Baha’i and Homosexuality Part 3: Ultimately We Will Find a Place

July 7, 2010

Sean is a gay third generation Baha’i who has been with his partner for ten years. He kindly agreed to give an interview about his experiences to God Made the Rainbow. This is the third part of a three part interview. Read the first part here and the second part here. What do it mean […]

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An Interview on Baha’i and Homosexuality Part 2: “Spiritually Handicapped”

July 6, 2010

Sean is a gay third generation Baha’i who has been with his partner for ten years. He kindly agreed to give an interview about his experiences to God Made the Rainbow. This is the second part of a three part interview. Read the first part here. Do you find meaning in Baha’i now? Has your […]

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An Interview on Baha’i and Homosexuality Part 1: My Parents are a Shining Example

July 5, 2010

Sean is a gay third generation Baha’i who has been with his partner for ten years. He kindly agreed to give an interview about his experiences to God Made the Rainbow. This is the first part of a three part interview. Tell us a little about your background. I grew up in a very progressive […]

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Gay, Lesbian and Baha’i: The Situation

June 14, 2010

A couple of months ago, I left a comment asking for an interview with someone about their experiences of being LGBT and Baha’i at the Gay and Lesbian Baha’i Story Project. The administrator wrote me the following message which she gave me permission to edit for God Made the Rainbow. I was going to edit […]

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Holy Ground: Spirituality and Barefooting

March 26, 2010

Hello; My name is Wolf, and I am a barefooter. A person who generally goes without shoes most of the time. I am really big on the spirituality of going barefoot. More than any of the other reasons that can be heard (good for your knees, back, feels good, etc), I believe that going barefoot […]

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Trans and Judaism: Inclusion from the Perspective of Several Jewish Movements

February 25, 2010

I’ve just uploaded a new article to my main website, called “Trans and Judaism: Inclusion from the Perspective of Several Jewish Movements“. I wrote it for a piece of coursework I have to do last year on an aspect of religions, culture and gender. I started off by dealing with Judaism’s attitudes to trans, bisexuality […]

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Overcoming Kaam: Sikhism and homosexuality

January 11, 2010

God Made the Rainbow is a segment promoting an inclusive spirituality for all. For other articles, visit God Made the Rainbow here. Sikhism as a religion was founded about 500 years ago, and as such, it is one of the youngest of the world religions. The religion originates from the northern region of the Indian […]

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“Muslim profiling is a recipe for insecurity”

January 2, 2010

“In both Britain and America demands for profiling all Muslims at airports are increasing in volume. This mindset not only fails to understand that most Muslims around the world detest al-Qaeda, but this outlook also cannot comprehend how terrorists are always one step ahead of the game. If it is Muslim-sounding names that are to […]

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Born on a Blue Day

December 1, 2009

Daniel Tammet is an autistic savant. What makes him unusual is that he’s also capable of living independantly, and also of explaining how his mind processes, which no other autistic savant (think Kim Peek or Dustin Hoffman in the Rainman) can do. He is gay, but what I found more interesting is that he is […]

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All Faith is false, all Faith is true

December 1, 2009

This was originally written in 2006, to a website that no longer exists. All Faith is false, all Faith is true:Truth is the shattered mirror strownIn myriad bits; while each believeshis little bit the whole to own. – Richard Francis Burton. When I was 14, and having recently deconverted a friend from her Baptist beliefs, […]

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