Be the Bridge: Connecting the LGBTQIA+ Community and People of Faith
About This Show
Our mission is to build a bridge between the LGBTQIA+ community and people of faith. We strive to help people in the gay community reconnect with their faith and to be more tolerant and respectful of those in the faith community. We want to promote tolerance. We don’t have to agree, but can we at least agree not to be disagreeable? In this clash between culture and religion, does either side have to win? Could we call a truce?
Each week, host Brian Peyton Joyner connects with people of faith and members of the LGBTQIA+ community.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
BEST OF BE THE BRIDGE: Nick Manchester
My favorite episode and the one where I learned the most. GOD CREATED ADAM AND EVE BUT WHAT ABOUT INTERSEX? Nick Manchester is an intersex chimera who's transgender, non-binary, gay and asexual. Doctors forced his parents to decide his gender when he was three days old, and they made the choice to raise him as a girl. But he never felt comfortable in that assigned gender. After a couple of failed suicide attempts, he realized that he needed to live his life as a man. He's been kicked out of church and told that he's a child of demons, but Nick has finally found a faith community who support him and love him and accept him. If you've ever wondered about "intersex" or "transgender," then this podcast will help you understand how God has made all of us unique and special. Read more »