Coming Out Day is October 11th, and though these are stories of joy and self-acceptance, coming out in a Christian context is sometimes a lot more painful and complicated. And it gets even more complicated for women and people of color.
This week, Kevin sits down with Kenji Kuramitsu to talk about being of mixed race and from an LGBT family construct, and coming to terms with one’s own racial identity.
And later in the podcast, Buzzfeed producer Niki Ang joins us to share her story of coming out in a white megachurch, and what it’s like being a queer woman of color working in mostly white contexts.
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Here are some of my fav quotes and moments from the podcast.Long story short...we were outted. -@nicolaang with a different kind of coming out story. #nationalcomingoutday Click To Tweet White privilege talking to white privilege leads you to white privilege. -@nicolaang Click To Tweet If the Church is the a place to turn when pain is occurring, why aren't we more available? -@nicolaang Click To Tweet Jesus is presenting a new vision for the world. Which one does He need to bring to us? -@afreshmind Click To Tweet I want to demonstrate love but still troubling this (white )narrative I was raised with. -@afreshmind Click To Tweet