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A Queer Teacher Shouts Out, a Gay Man Claps Back at a Nun, Elders Speak Up

Prism & Pen Weekly — August 28, 2022

— Editor’s Picks —

I Quit Teaching Because of Don’t Say Gay

What Letters from a Nun Taught Me about Homophobia and Religious (In)Tolerance

I Just Turned the Same Age as the Person Who Sexually Abused Me as a Teen

— Memoir —

Slammed: a Memoir

— Essays and Creative Nonfiction —

A Letter to 17-Year-Old Joseph, Just Out as Gay

As a Demisexual Polyamorous Trans Man, Online Dating Doesn’t Work for Me

Christian GOP Candidate Says LGBTQ+ People Should Be Executed

Religious Right Attacks New Culture War Enemy: Asexual Marriage

Blanketing “They” Does Not Inherently Respect LGBTQ+ Identities

LGBTQ+ Community: Nothing is Permanent, Everything is Transient

Courageously Gay in Ukraine

Canada Must Stay on Guard Against Anti-LGBTQ Bigotry

Teacher Yanked From Classroom for Helping Teens Get Free Library Cards

Old, Queer, White Guy Asking Black Trans Women… How Can I Be a Better Ally?

Transgender Socialization Is Not a Typical Male Socialization

Grace Christian School Shows Zero Grace to LGBTQ+ Students

Twitter Greenlights Violent Threats Against ANOTHER Children’s Hospital

Carrying the Grief Of My Husband’s Alzheimer’s

I’m Only 24 In Gay Years, And I Feel Like My Love Life Is Over

— Fiction Series —

The Salt Fork Murders

— Poetry Picks —

is it dead? (a poem)



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James Finn

James Finn is an LGBTQ columnist, a former Air Force intelligence analyst, an alumnus of Act Up NY, and an agented but unpublished novelist.