A Showcase of Faith – A Reflection by Reverend Nobuaki
December 13, 2013

I would like, first of all, to express my profound gratitude to those who made the evening’s program possible. I felt the entire evening was as enjoyable as intense and powerful. My wife and I attended the event primarily because … Continue reading

A Celebration of API LGBTQ & Allies’ Stories of Faith
November 14, 2013

We, the members of the Pink Elephant Project have gathered monthly since August to share and explore our stories of faith as Asian & Pacific Islander LGBTQ and allies. Like Vince, some of us have pieced together our faith stories for the first time. Some … Continue reading

The Need to Be
November 3, 2013

My name is Vincent Anthony Crisostomo. I am a 52-year-old Gay Chamorro Man and I have been living with HIV for over 26 years.  I was diagnosed with AIDS, a potentially fatal condition, in 1995.  Unlike many of my friends … Continue reading

October 23, 2013

We’re proud to celebrate a milestone decision made from Wesley United Methodist Church, a Japanese-American church in San Jose, CA. On Monday, October 21, 2013, they unanimously voted to become a “reconciling congregation,” committing themselves to reconciliation in order to … Continue reading

Pink Elephant Project Orientation
August 30, 2013

Two Pink Elephant Project participants share their experience after our first gathering: the orientation.  “How would you feel if you were in a place that felt safe? How would you feel if you were in a place where you felt … Continue reading