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As a Christian, Republican, and out member of the LGBT community, it is no surprise that Rachel’s writing reflects the diversity that is so present within her everyday life.
Her blog offers a fiercely honest look at the struggles of LGBT people and highlights the inability of man to match Christ’s grace. It also provides a smart commentary on politics and current events through the lens of a “Jesus loving, Grand Ol’ Partying, Equality advocating… Millennial.”

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C6LhWzsU4AE4s2F       “We Ought Also To Love One Another”

Rachel Cross | January 9, 2016

“Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his son to be the propitiation for our sins. Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.” I John 4:10-11.

For LGBT people who are not fortunate enough to have supportive families, the holidays can be extraordinarily hard. You want to spend quality time with the people who shaped you and made you who you are – the people who have literally been there since your “day one”. But when you no longer feel wanted, there will be an unsurprising desire to spend your holidays with people who will love you for who you are.

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How Gay is “Too”Gay? IMG_4048

Rachel Cross | July 12, 2016

A few weeks ago, my girlfriend and I drove to Chicago to network with LGBT athletes and coaches and march in the Chicago Pride Parade with Outsports and Nike (my girlfriend is a college athlete, so this trip wasn’t as random as it seems). I thoroughly enjoyed meeting so many new people, hearing about their shared struggles and triumphs, and making friends I will forever be proud of. But that weekend was so much more than just meeting new people, exploring a new city, and making new memories. That weekend was an experience that made me think, confront my own insecurities, and grow as an individual.

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