Category: Rev. Irene Monroe

Faith Matters: Donna Brazile’s revenge with “Hacks”

Faith Matters: Donna Brazile’s revenge with “Hacks”

By Rev. Irene Monroe Since the election of Donald Trump, most Americans on both sides of the political aisle feel American democracy is under siege. The infighting going on in both the Democratic and...

LGBTQ History Month’s emerging canon

LGBTQ History Month’s emerging canon

By Rev. Irene Monroe Winston Churchill said that “history is written by the winners.” When the Stonewall Riots occurred in 1969, the history of an oppressed people finally got national attention. And, since that...

Faith Matters: Hurricane Harvey’s Homosexual problem?

Faith Matters: Hurricane Harvey’s Homosexual problem?

By Rev. Irene Monroe Since the intentional misreading of the Sodom and Gomorrah story in Genesis 19 in the Bible where the twin cities were supposedly destroyed because of homosexual depravity, the causes of...

Faith Matters: Who was “Detroit’s” intended movie audience?

Faith Matters: Who was “Detroit’s” intended movie audience?

By Rev. Irene Monroe The movie “Detroit” attempts to capture the race riot of 1967. While summer flicks are known fondly as “popcorn movie season,” the film “Detroit” is difficult to digest. With raw depictions of street violence, inexplicable...

Faith Matters: Trump’s war on transgender service members

Faith Matters: Trump’s war on transgender service members

By Rev. Irene Monroe This week LGBTQ Americans received a one-two punch from the Trump administration. The first punch was Trump’s ban against transgender service members. In his inimitable style of communicating to the American...