I Left Various Churches

Here’s Why

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First, some background. I hate the term “I identify as a whatever.” My replacement? I am a transgender lesbian.” I was raised in a devout evangelical Christian home. My late father was a Lutheran minister for over 50 years. Later, after I reached the age of reason, I left that faith and, much like the ball in a pinball machine, I bounced all over, from Zen Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism, the Baha’i Faith…

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Robyn Sinéad Sheppard

Robyn Sinéad Sheppard

I used to be disgusted; now I'm just amused. In 5 years of being in the Medium Partner Program, I've made all of $22.47. But I still persist.