Series: Season 1

In Season 1, we are exploring what community looks like for LGBT+ Christians who hold to the traditional Christian sexual ethic. What does family look like for us? Who will be there for us when we are 80? We are going to talk with people in intentional communities, mixed orientation marriages, committed friendships, church communities, adoption, celibate partnerships, and more.

S1E9 | Joe on Committed Friendships

This week, I am talking with Joe Miner, a celibate gay Christian in his 20’s, who lives in the state of New York. Joe has developed multiple deep relationships in his life which form a major part of his community. He, as many Side B Christians, identify …

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S1E8 | Pieter on Communal Celibacy

Today, I am talking with Pieter Valk about the monastic community he is creating in Nashville called the Nashville Family of Brothers, which aims to offer family to celibate men. We talk about celibacy, its place in the church, and the importance of comm…

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S1E6 | Lesli on Being Genderqueer

Today, I am joined by Seth Touchton as my cohost and we are talking with Lesli Hudson-Reynolds about their experience as a genderqueer person. We are discussing trans issues and what it looks like in Lesli’s life to be Side B. Many people are nervous to …

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Side B Detour | Post Revoice Reflections

So we are trying something new called Side B Detours, where I and whoever I decide to join me just talk for 15 to 25 minutes on whatever topic or issue we want to not related to the season theme. For this first Detour, I invited Michelle Newbold back to …

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S1E4 | Dean on Mixed Orientation Marriage

Today, I am talking with Dean Samuels about his experience as a queer man married to a straight woman. In recent years, heterosexual marriages which involve one or more persons with non-straight sexual orientations have come to be referred to as “mixed-o…

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S1E2 | Melinda on Intentional Community

Today, we are talking with Melinda Melone about the intentional community she is a part of in San Francisco, CA. Melinda’s community is an absolute challenge for our western understanding of community. Community is about more than simply worshiping and o…

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S1E1 | Meg on Communal Living

For the pilot episode of Life on Side B, we are talking with Meg Baatz about her experience in communal living, which is the idea of many different Christians both single and married coming together to live under one house and share life together. Meg ha…

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