My guest this week is Verdell Wright.
In this conversation Verdell and I talk about growing up in the 7th Day Adventist tradition, asking big questions at an early age, the difficulties of attending church when you're seminary educated, depression, sexuality, Christian atheism, and religious humanism. It's a wide ranging conversation, but I hope you listen through to the very end. In the final section, Verdell talks about his work in highlighting Black queer voices, and what we can all do to highlight and support them as well, including financially, emotionally, and by including them in events and elsewhere.
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Intro/Outro: "Night Owl" by Broke for Free, available on Free Music Archive: freemusicarchive.org/music/Broke_Fo…-_01_Night_Owl
Interlude 1: "Just a Minute" by Pocketmaster, available on Free Music Archive: freemusicarchive.org/music/Pocketma…_Just_A_Minute
Interlude 2: "Godspeed" by Frank Ocean: geo.itunes.apple.com/us/album/godsp…mt=1&app=music
Interlude 3: "Captain Cool" by Bosssfight: geo.itunes.apple.com/us/album/capta…ic&at=1001lba7