What does it mean to care for yourself. For women, we’re told to get a mani-pedi or have a hot bath, maybe indulge in a box of chocolates. I’ve never seen recommendations for men! What does it mean to be taking care of your soul and your heart?
An essay in the January edition of Harper’s Magazine explored the trajectory of social change in the GLBT community. Having won the fight for marriage equality, the author seemed to suggest, had tamed the previously wild and outrageous action of the gay community. No longer employing the tactics of ACT UP, it seemed that everyone was settling into assimilation into the straight world. We’ll consider what it means to persevere, and how to keep it real.
Leading this worship service, our youth will look at how to identify performative activism and discuss proactive steps moving towards substantive activism. This worship service led by the youth of our congregation is open to all, and all ages.