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Beyond Red Dresses and Orange T-Shirts

Nichole Forbes and Rachelle Fehr both live on Treaty 1 Territory in Manitoba, Canada. Tune in to their conversation on the challenges of being an Indigenous woman of faith. Both grew up in the church. Both have needed to shed harmful ideas the Church communicated, so they may embrace their full, God-given and glorious Indigenous identity. Both have learned that God is so much … [Read More]

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I Broke Up With White Comfort and It Cost Me

My ancestry runs both ways — the coloniser and the colonised. This has shaped the way I navigate the world.  I am an expert in code-switching. I recognise the … [Read More]

For Our Children, For Our Ancestors

Written on May 29, 2021 in response to the discovery of the remains 215 children at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School on Tk’emlups te Secwépemc First … [Read More]

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“Let the Pandemic Catapult You Forward” with Rev. Catina Martin

Trigger warning: Mention of death and death of loved ones. Editor's Note: Hello, SheLovelys! I'm excited to share with you this conversation I had with Rev. … [Read More]

Jesus is a Hafu

I am a hafu (“haw-foo”). It’s a colloquial term used in Japan (it’s how they pronounce “half”) for someone who is mixed race with one parent being Japanese and the … [Read More]

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The Red Couch: Practice Listening; Practice Being Wrong

A Note from Red Couch Book Club Editor Annie Rim: The way we're engaging with books here at the Red Couch has changed this year––you can read more about these changes over here at What's Next for the Red Couch? Instead of an introduction and discussion post, … [Read More]

WEBINAR: Owning My Gay Christian Story with Stacey Chomiak

https://youtu.be/j3FSc0iDQes For 13 years, Stacey Chomiak, fought against her body, her heart and her innate desires. She didn't believe she could be good, because her evangelical faith taught her the desires of her heart were evil. Then her beliefs … [Read More]

LGBTQ2S+ Resources for People of Faith

SheLoves is proud to stand with our LGBTQ2S+ community. We hope these resources offer light along our paths of Love. This list was curated by Stacey Chomiak, author of Still Stace: My Gay Christian Coming-of-Age Story.    WEBSITES: Q Christian … [Read More]

Tis’ the Season: Cultural Identity & Justice During the Holidays

What does it mean to celebrate the birth of Jesus in ways that are authentic and meaningful to who you are as a cultural being? How can you celebrate Christmas in ways that are whole, beautiful and just? Some of us may have never reflected on these … [Read More]

What Is Christmas?

Since her loss of power Since the first birth pains Since the glory left human bodies naked Since the birth of gender wars Brother against brother Since the suffering of all creation because of human rebellion Since the silenced rape of Tamar Out of … [Read More]

A Harvest Tale

By Sarah Quint | @quint_sarah When Nana gardened in her small city yard, Mama was required to wear a great big hat to keep the sun off of her face and shoulders. Nana didn’t want Mama to get too dark. That giant sun hat became her shield against UV rays and … [Read More]

Imagination Is Our Medium For Resistance

"As artists, imagination is our medium... When we create, we’re coming home to ourselves because it's part of who we are." Editor's note: Abby Bonilla shared with me a lesson she learned from Jarrod McKenna: Imagination is our medium — not only for … [Read More]

This Is Not My Art History: A Conversation with Andrea Price

"I want to be part of the history that shows the true diversity and true beauty that exists in the world. So people can see themselves." Editor-in-chief Leah Abraham (virtually) sits down with Andrea Price, an eclectic artist based in the United States, to … [Read More]

My Survival Is My Resistance

By Michiko Bown-Kai | @queerkenosis Trigger warning: Mention of sexual assault.  When I was 21 years old, I was sexually assaulted. Even though I was a proud, self-professed feminist since my early teenage years, it was not enough to protect me from … [Read More]

Not My White Jesus: A Conversation with Karla Mendoza

Editor-in-chief Leah Abraham sits down with Karla Mendoza to talk about why debunking the myth of a white Jesus is crucial, especially for womxn of color, and what liberation from white Jesus could look like. Email subscribers, please click through to the … [Read More]