I am writing for the Christian agnostic, by which I mean a person who is immensely attracted by Christ and who seeks to show his spirit, to meet the challenges, hardships, and sorrows of life in the light of that spirit, but who, though he is sure of many Christian truths, feels that he cannot honestly and conscientiously ‘sign on the dotted line’ that he believes certain theological ideas about what some branches of the Church dogmatize.
- Leslie D. Weatherhead, The Christian Agnostic
I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me.
- Tim Cook, CEO of Apple
He didn’t like the line that was drawn between what’s allowed for men and what’s allowed for women.
- Karen Faye, longtime makeup artist to Michael Jackson, explaining why he wore lipstick and eyeliner
A writer should write what he has to say and not speak it.
- Ernest Hemingway
In America, even sincere and long-held religious beliefs do not trump the constitutional rights of those who happen to have been out-voted.
- Judge John G. Heyburn II
Speak out even though your voice is shaking.
- Audre Lorde, civil rights activist
Some people say homosexuality is a sin. It’s not. God is perfectly cool with it, God feels the exact same way about homosexuality that God feels about heterosexuality. Now you might say, “Whoa, slow down. You move too fast. How could you have the audacity, the temerity, to speak on behalf of God?” Exactly, that’s an excellent point and I pray that you remember it.
- Ted Alexandro