By Chloe Schwenke. Red Hen Press, 2018. 260 pages. $17.95/paperback; $9.99/eBook. At Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Women’s Retreat two years ago, […]
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Anna Carolyn McCormally is a member of Herndon (Va.) Meeting, and works as assistant to the executive secretary of Friends Committee on National Legislation. She has a master's of fine arts in fiction from the University of Maryland, College Park.Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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 “de-gay” 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
I remember the night I told my mom I wasn’t exactly a girl. I was so worried about telling her. […]
Sawyer Beveridge, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends SchoolPosted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
When I was about three years old, my family hired a babysitter named Chelsea. Chelsea was quite the culture shock […]
Chloe Arden Allman, Grade 9, Westtown SchoolPosted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
We’ve been sharing our most‐read articles of 2017 on Facebook and Twitter. Here is the full list. #5 Mystical Experience, the […]
By the Working Party on Spirituality and Sexual Ethics. New England Yearly Meeting, 2016. 68 pages. $10/pamphlet; free PDF available […]
Gulielma Leonard Fager is a member of Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md., and a Friends Publishing Corporation board member.Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
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
Quakers tend to follow the leading to be in the world but not of it, although last summer gave us […]
Debby Churchman lives in Arlington, Va., and works for Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.).Posted in: Quaker Summers, Viewpoint
Student Voices: “Many people are fleeing war‐torn countries to find a safe, new life in America. They dream of living […]
Our annual list of the top‐five most read articles of the past year.
Letting the Higher Power Do It by Anonymous