I Write Letters

[Content Note: This post refers to homophobia]

Dear Co-Religionists:

Please stop being ass mitres.

Your ridiculous arguments about same-sex civil marriages in the U.K. amount to "If X then then possibly Y and if Y then possibly z and if Z THE WORLD GOES BOOM." That kind of slippery slop reasoning does nothing to further Christian teaching and everything to encourage fear of queers. The leadership's record with LGBT*QI folk in the church and in civil partnership is spotty, at best. You can cloak it in all the Christian platitudes you like, but every time you engage in this kind of fearmongering, you give sanction to bullies and homophobes the world over.

So stop it. We have nothing to fear from love.

Your fellow member of the global Anglican communion,


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