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Kids in front of gas flare in Niger Delta, 2007 (© Elaine Gilligan)

A Series of Small Leaps

Writing about witchcraft, children, and desperation in the Niger Delta.

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Whitewashing Stonewall?

In assessing President Obama’s now-famous references to Seneca Falls, Selma, and Stonewall, the Rev. David Weekly, one of the few out trans UMC clergy persons, asked on his blog why once again the transgender community was not included in his remarks. After all, Vice President Biden declared transgender rights to be the civil rights issue…