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Xorje With An X

For years while growing up, I resented my father, a second-generation Mexican-American named Juan José.  He dedicated his life to teaching high school Spanish in our border town of Eagle Pass, Texas.  My resentment was NOT because he and my mother, Margie, routinely smothered me […]

How To Be Gay in the Catholic Church

ICYMI: Here is the most recent piece I’ve written. “Though I may be a bit more religious than your average churchgoer—I spent ten years as an altar boy in South Texas, happily attended Pope Francis’s Mass at Madison Square Garden last September, and live on the […]