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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Moab is My Washpot

December 1, 2009

Stephen Fry’s riveting autobiography, Moab is my Washpot (derived from Psalm 60:8), never fails to make me appreciate the power of words. In particular, I have this passage permanently bookmarked. Warning: this is quite long. "There are plenty of other things to be got up to outside the orbit of the anal ring, but the […]

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In memory of Jeff Woloson

December 1, 2009

  Yesterday I discovered that one of my friends, Jeff Woloson has died, on the 7th August. He had been in perfect health, but was found sitting at his PC by his sister-in-law. Jeff had recently lost his husband of 16 years, Isaac Koole. The pain of Issac’s loss had been unbearable for Jeff, and […]

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