I Want Your Sex – Sexual Identity and the Church

Having written on the topic of sexuality and the Church just a few days ago, this seems an appropriate post to reblog not to mention that this was written by a very good friend. She succinctly raises some pertinent points as well as shares her journey of sexual development within and without the context of the Church. Please take the time to read her post. It’s thoughtfully written without judgment but also with the necessary vulnerability that the topic deserves.

running parallels

I have had many things on my mind lately. I’m a thinker. I like to sit and ponder things, churning them over and over again in my brain until I either come to some sort of conclusion or I realize I need to put this line of thinking aside for the time being.

I read a very interesting post on a friend’s blog, one that got me thinking about the deeper levels of identity and ignited within me, again, the question of why the faith community in general is afraid to “go there” with certain topics. Specifically, why do we avoid the subject of sex and healthy sexual identity? Especially with those who have been sexually abused, enslaved, or otherwise mistreated?

I’m not going to blast anyone for their sexual orientation or their kinks. Jesus never did, why should I? I am going to state right off the bat, this…

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2 thoughts on “I Want Your Sex – Sexual Identity and the Church

  1. Thanks for the reblog. I wish this was a topic more people were able to feel they could discuss openly and without shame or judgement.

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