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Steve Gershom

About

Steve Gershom is a web developer, ex-high-school-teacher, freelance writer, and practitioner of Huaquan Kung Fu. He graduated from the Thomas More College Of Liberal Arts with a degree in literature, and currently lives in New England. His blog, Catholic, Gay, and Feeling Just Fine, Thanks can be found at SteveGershom.com.

   
 

Catholic, Gay, and Feeling Just Fine

I have heard a lot about how mean the Church is, and how bigoted, because she opposes gay marriage. How badly she misunderstands gay people, and how hostile she is towards us. My gut reaction to such things is: Are you freaking kidding me? Are we even talking about the same Church? When I go to Confession, I sometimes mention the fact that I’m gay, to give the priest some context. I’ve always gotten one of two responses: either compassion, encouragement, and admiration, because the celibate... Read More