Author Archives: Ono Kono

About Ono Kono

I am an outspoken straight ally and feminist Christian. I also speak out against the abuses of churches and religions.

Box of Inequality

Good Signs Sunday Take away the ego and the want to be correct, the desire to keep a group of people locked in a box of inequality disappears. Advertisements

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Congratulations Oregon

You have now entered the equal zone! I am proud to know that the place of my birth is now giving same sex couples the rights we all enjoy. More work needs to be done, but for now we celebrate … Continue reading

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Gay Son Change? You Change!

I will let this speak for itself. The next time someone suggests a gay person must change and become heterosexual, here’s the proper response. Click on the image to make larger for an easier read.  

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Tiles Falling, Foolishness, and Priorities

Years ago, I enjoyed watching sports and going to sporting events of my favorite teams—the Mariners and Seahawks in Seattle. I even worked part-time at the Mariners’ games taking care of promotional contest boxes in the 90s. I liked to … Continue reading

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Accept—No Exceptions—Accept

Good Signs Sunday It’s simple, really. The only thing I need to do as a parent, my LGBT child,is accept. Accept you like I would if you were short, or tall brown eyed, green, or blue blonde haired, or black. … Continue reading

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Why this question, MoveOn?

Today was the first time I’ve been asked by MoveOn.org for my thoughts on whether they should send this petition to its members. I thought it was a strange one to ask and with no explanation about why, it made … Continue reading

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Giving Our Ego a New Perspective

by Ono Kono Recently it occurred to me that when our ego gets in the way, we could help put it back in line with a new perspective. A little saying that I like to remember is, “Be kind; everyone … Continue reading

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