Lord Have Mercy

Episode 8: Inaugural Woes with Amanda Lynn Holmes

Crystal Cheatham interviews Amanda Lynn Holmes on how queer Christians can take their activism to local and state levels by challenging their government leaders. Then Rev. Sex shares about the role Christian supremacy has had in creating Trump.

Amanda Lynn Holmes is by day a marketing assistant for a non-profit and in her free time is a passionate advocate for the LGBTQ community, especially its reconciliation with the Church.  She has worked on several marriage equality and Democratic campaigns as a field organizer and actively volunteers with Equality Virginia.  Additionally, she most recently organized the LGBTQ Voices of Faith series at her local congregation, Mount Olivet UMC in Arlington.  Amanda wants everyone to know that they, too, can make a difference by sharing their stories and she would love to talk with you about it!