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Our LGBTQI Family Abroad: What Can We Do?

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For the last few months I've had a lot on my heart concerning our LGBTQI Family abroad. With countries such as India, Uganda, and other countries criminalizing homosexuality and ostracizing our Brothers and Sisters.  Not only do they face exile but they face death simply for partaking in one thing....LOVE!!!!
  Here lately there has been a burden on my heart.  I've asked myself "what can we as a community of people to help our LGBTQI Family abroad." I know many people have taken up donations, made petitions, and have fought hard, but I feel there is more that we can do.
  With all the calamity in the world, I feel that the USA's hands are tied. With this stupid lawsuit against our President, the War in Israel, and the Outbreak Ebola, the whole World's hands are tied. Now before I go any further, please do not start in on me Holy Rollers with Religious Propaganda. Some of you all are the reason why the LGBTQI Community is going through so much hell right n…

Musique Versus Religion

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When it comes to me being a Christian and being Gay, I choose to be more spiritual than religious. Religious means that one chooses to go through the motions of whatever their belief without any real attachment while spiritual means you are one with whatever God you choose to serve. Be it Allah, Yahweh, Buddha, or whomever, you are one with Him.
  As I've sat around family for a few days, I've learned and seen why I left the church for a while. So many people love to throw around Scriptures and religious texts, but they do the exact same things that those religious texts tell mankind NOT to do ie judging, hating, stealing, lying, adultery, etc. It's funny that even our government use the Holy Bible as tools to make judgments on who is allowed to marry, who shall pay higher taxes, and who can adopt children let alone vote.
  Personally I choose a more spiritual approach without having to justify my ignorance (which I am not) with words that I do not know how to use corre…