Author: Kathleen Kirvin

Church, LGBT and Spike

  Moralism, in its ability to mandate what is acceptable as moral for everybody, is probably at its most vile when it spews from the church. With religious doctrine regarding homosexuality hinged on a handful of Bible verses, it wields power through moralism and sexual shame. That being said, the intersection of religion and homosexuality is a rough place to be. Some LGBT individuals fear a core change or loss if they choose to pursue an open gay or lesbian identity. The fears are related to their individual roles and purposes, and personal senses of order. Some also struggle with extreme guilt over failing...

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