Drifting towards suicide: At more than one point in my life I thought it would be easier to leave this world than to feel my feelings, follow my God given Knowing, speak out against those I considered to be in ‘control’ and to share my truth.Read More
Meet transgender pastor, radical truth-teller and scapegoat, Junia (June) Joplin.
A scapegoat is a truth teller in a family, company or community. They are the ones that will verbalize or act out “the problem” that others are attempting to cover up or deny.
I am terrified about stepping out of the shadows and sharing these next few story episodes with you. Ever since starting TLLOM I’ve been pushing these episodes to the back of my mind by telling myself… they are months away… just focus on the episode in front of you. And now we’re here. It’s time for another part of me to step out of the shadows.Read More
Join Chad Rollo and I as we talk about deconstructing our faith and the importance of being in community with ‘fellow travellers’ as we journey this wild & windy (and often painful) road towards integrating our faith and sexuality after years of living behind a wall of shame & fear.Read More
In today’s episode I’m joined by best-selling author, podcaster, and PROGRESSIVE pastor Colby Martin. Colby is passionate about carving out a space within Christianity that includes: a whole-heartedly affirming posture toward LGBTQ individuals. Colby joins today’s episode to talk about his newly released book ‘The Shift: Surviving and Thriving after Moving from Conservative to Progressive Christianity’Read More
Rev. Michael Coren joins me to talk about his book Epiphany and “what went wrong” on his journey from being the posterboy of Catholic conservatism towards his profound spiritual and personal change of heart towards the queer community.Read More
As I look back and examine the hate-filled homophobic messages that I received growing up in the church I can’t help but see the connection to the epidemic of brokenness, sexual shame, addiction and my own fear of intimacy despite my deep desire for that connection.Read More
In today’s episode, ‘Complex Trauma’, I share the part of my story where this project first began. In today’s episode I take you into my disclosure session with my parents during my stay at a long-term complex trauma and rehabilitation centre in the US.
This is where I really started living.Read More
#BanConversionTherapy join our conversation with 4x conversion therapy survivor Jonathan Brower and learn more about this spiritual, mental, emotional and psychological abuse that is still happening today in Canada, US and around the world.Read More