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In God’s Image (Part 25)

Religious school and LGBTQ subversion — Fever DreamSitting in the courtroom again, I felt shivery and hot at the same time. I could barely stay awake through the hearing. Odd, especially since I’d slept well the night before.Maybe I was…

In God’s Image (Part 24)

Religious school and LGBTQ subversion — EXPELLED!Paltry messages of hope floated in one ear and out the other, but that didn’t mean I didn’t have real hope. I had hope that Lana was fighting for me, that I would be her son. In our latest…

In God’s Image (Part 23)

Religious school and LGBTQ subversion — RAPE!When I submitted my Callie-as-bleeding-Jesus art project, Ms. Walsh asked to talk to me before chapel. She never did that. She was unusually friendly too, which fueled my sense that something…

In God’s Image (Part 22)

LGBTQ subversion — Callie as Jesus, bloodied and dyingWhen it was time for homeroom, I made a beeline to the computer lab.I needed to create. I didn’t know what. I just knew I had to launch AI and go. We were supposed to to make art that…

In God’s Image (Part 21)

Religious school and LGBTQ subversion — Home and custody hearing!The freest I’ve ever felt was in my ICU bed.Now that I was back home, if such a place could be called a home, I felt trapped again. As I got ready for the first hearing, I…

In God’s Image (Part 20)

Religious school and LGBTQ subversion — Abuse and custodyDr. Romanova insisted on preparing me for the custody hearing personally. She told me that it would be beneficial for me since it would give me a sense of agency and power. I asked…

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