Tag: Coming Out

  • A Christian, nonetheless.

    A Christian, nonetheless.

    I’ve been to dozens of baptisms in my life, but this one was different. I sat in the back of All Saints in Beverly Hills, a lovely little church in an obscenely wealthy part of the world, and I watched babies have water poured over the heads. I watched parents smile as the priest anointed […]

  • I, Teo Bishop, am Coming Out as Teo Bishop

    I, Teo Bishop, am Coming Out as Teo Bishop

    It was my first time being fingerprinted and I couldn’t stop giggling. I wasn’t drunk. I wasn’t being arrested, either. I was in the police station by choice, and the man who was gently rolling my inked fingers across the regulation fingerprint-card was taking it all in stride. “You know,” I said, “this action, when taken […]