Murder in Ankara : The Perpetual Crucifixion


  Earlier today, Turkish police officer Melvut Mert Altinua walked into an art exhibition in Ankara and perused the art. A few minutes after Russian Ambassador Andrey Karlov started speaking about Turkish-Russian relations, Altinua fired multiple shots that sliced through Karlov’s body. Frantically waving a gun, Altunua gave praise to Allah and declared, “Do not […]

Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr Lives! : A Word to Christians


  Throughout the last five years, I’ve followed the case of human rights champion Saudi Arabian Shia Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr.  With tacit affirmation from the United States, the Saudi government has brutally repressed all dissent.  Coming from an oppressed religious minority, Sheikh Nimr sought to bring about a better world for his fellow Shias in Saudi Arabia […]

The God Beyond Borders: A Prayer at the Start of a Queer Immersion


  * A prayer at the beginning of an immersion on the border of the United States and Mexico.   You are God. You are Dios. You are Allah. You are Jah. You are Adonai. You are the queerest of them all. You are the God beyond our borders. You are the God beyond God. […]