Open Letter to LGBTQ-phobic Pastor Sean Harris

This line sums up so much of what it means to be Christian: “Because here’s the thing: I’m a Christian. One who believes that God doesn’t make mistakes.”

Raising My Rainbow

Homophobic North Carolina preacher Sean Norris recently gave a sermon in which he advocated physically assaulting gender variant toddlers.  Listen to it here.  This letter is my response to him.

Dear Pastor Harris,

Hi.  I’m C.J.’s Mom and boy would you hate me!  I have a little boy who likes “feminine” things and I’ve allowed him to do so.  I’ve even shared it with people on the internet.  But, not by taking pictures and posting them on YouTube, as you suggest — mostly because that’s not exactly how YouTube works, I think you have it confused with Facebook, but that’s not really the point I’m trying to get at anyway.

My point is my son is gender variant.  He’s a little boy who likes all things girly, like playing with dolls and wearing skirts.  My son started acting a little girlish at age two and a half and I…

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About Andrew McFarland Campbell

I'm Andrew. Belfast born, Cambridge educated, living in Dublin. Married to John. I earn my living by writing, mainly documentation, but I write fiction as well. I am a liberal Christian and founded Faith and Pride.

Posted on 7 May, 2012, in Prejudice. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Hi! This Pastor’s rant was so disgusting… a friend in America sent it to me a couple of days ago. Sadly I have heard similar ‘preaching’ in churches in Belfast. There is a link here where you can watch the actual sermon and hear opinion about it from a gay-friendly reporter.http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45755883/vp/47272794#47273096

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