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The Hero's Journey

I'd like to present a guest post by David Gormong. This is very profound and an excellent allegory.   THE HERO'S JOURNEY The heroes of myth and legend have so much to teach us gay men. We too are called to the hero’s journey. Consider…

"Nice" Christians

It's always bugged me. Even when I was a pentecostal bible basher. "Nice" Christians.  You know the type... Always smiling, always have an encouraging "word" for you, and ignoring everything "bad" in the world and only trying to think…

Love yourself!

A wonderful friend (Ru Gof) posted this pic today, which reminded me that this is the greatest and most powerful truth we can embrace. We may THINK we feel love for others - we may become overwhelmed by emotion for others and feel a huge…

New levels of support!

We are pleased to announce the addition of a new support group to Silent Gays. We now have two Facebook "secret" groups - SG1 and SG2 to cover the level of support you may need. SG1 (our original support group) is a group for people…

The Psychological Legacy

If you've read my book "It's Life Jim..." you'll be familiar with how my mental state was affected by my life of battling sexuality with religion and the constant fight with depression and suicide ideation. When my wife died it all came to…

Is love a discipline?

One christian tenet that is commonly touted is the whole idea of love being a discipline - something we have to work on - to actively "deny ourselves" and exercise Godly love despite our feelings. I always battled with this. I could never…