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Male, Female, or Whole?

Is there a Quaker testimony that incorporates the ideal of becoming whole?

A member of Redwood Forest Meeting in Santa Rosa, Calif., Elizabeth Boardman has written a number of articles and books about Quaker faith and practice. Her latest, a thoughtful and sexy book with chapters on androgyny and leadings, is called Barbara and Elizabeth: Late Life Lovers.

Posted in: Drugs, Reflection
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Forum, October 2019

Letters from our readers.

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A Reluctant Minister

Reflections on performance art among Friends.

A Bible scholar, filmmaker, playwright, activist, and actor, Peterson Toscano playfully explores the serious worlds of LGBTQ issues, religion, and climate change. After spending 17 years attempting to ‚Äúde-gay‚ÄĚ himself through gay conversion therapy, he came out a quirky, queer Quaker who recognizes the power of storytelling, petersontoscano.com.

Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, Features
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Transfigurations‚ÄĒTransgressing Gender in the Bible

Written and performed by Peterson Toscano; directed by Samuel Neff. Barclay Press, 2017. 103 minutes. $20/DVD; $14.99/download; $2.99/online rental. I […]

Kody Gabriel Hersh is a queer, trans, young adult, Christian, Quaker, youth worker, writer, and activist. They are a member of Miami (Fla.) Meeting (Southeastern Yearly Meeting), currently living in Philadelphia, Pa.

Posted in: Conscience, October 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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LGBTQ‚ÄźInclusive Hospice and Palliative Care: A Practical Guide to Transforming Professional Practice

By Kimberly D. Acquaviva. Harrington Park Press, 2017. 250 pages. $60/hardcover; $25/paperback; $19.99/eBook. This manual is a must read if […]

Brad Sheeks is member of Newtown (Pa.) Meeting and a retired hospice nurse.

Posted in: Conscience, October 2017 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Every person deserves a chance and the right to have that chance

Student Voices: “The America I envision is an America where all people are treated equally. It is an America where […]

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The world is constantly changing and progressing but without proper leadership, it will be very easy for our country to stumble

Student Voices: “After having countless conversations and doing extensive research, I am still confused about your priorities and whether you […]

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God Loves Us All?

The still, small voice within tells us that any work or sacrifice without love is a waste of time.

Phil Lord is the clerk of the board of American Friends Service Committee and a founding member of the Fellowship of Friends of African Descent. He currently serves as the executive director of a service and advocacy organization that works on behalf of low-income tenants.

Posted in: Features, Race and Anti-Racism
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Who Is My Neighbor?

Can we reject unacceptable actions and still find ways to touch those neighbors in pain?

Ellie Beach lives in Hiram, Ohio.

Posted in: January 2017: Quakers in the Workplace, Viewpoint
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Quakers Respond to Orlando Shooting (Updated)

Around the web and within Friends organizations and communities, Quakers are responding to the tragic news of a mass shooting […]

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