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.

Freedom Reigns Over Hate

Let’s pause to celebrate another victory, where human rights wins over hate. Scott Lively’s race to spread hatred around the world has been stopped in Uganda! Let freedom reign high, but the vigilance to keep hatred from ruling and ruining … Continue reading

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If God Would Write

After reading a letter from Pastor Philip Hoppe and St. Paul’s Lutheran Congregation to one of their members named Scott, I wondered how God would write a letter to them about their sins. Here’s what came to me. First the … Continue reading

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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.

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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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