Break It Down, Butch.

June 13, 2010

[27] Bite-sized religion.

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“Hello! We’ve brought you a message from the bible.”

“Oh. Uh, lovely.”

“Are you familiar with the bible?”

“Mostly as a concept. Which religion?”

“Jehovah’s Witnesses. Would it be alright if we came inside for a quick chat?”

“I’m pretty sure you don’t want to chat to me, mate.”

“Why’s that?”

“Well, I’m gay and transgender. Organized religion generally doesn’t like me.”

“… oh.”

I’ve never seen two grown men wilt so fast. Credit to them, they did hang about and give me a five-minute monologue on how God is very accepting and it’s totally okay to have free will, but there was a definite sense of fleeing-in-slow-motion as they edged backwards down the garden path.

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3 Comments »

  1. Oh my god, I love this. Props to you for having the heart to say it to ’em. Doubt I’d’ve said the same. Still, it’s comical to picture them trying to do their spiel, but slowly edging away!!

    Comment by alphafemme — June 14, 2010 @ 21:05 | Reply

  2. I’ve never seen a JW wilt! Nice.

    I usually engage them head on with the queer thing, and they typically rebut that God must have a great plan for me if he put this homosexual hurdle before me to overcome to greatness. That once I conquer that I will be the best wife and mother EVER. Which I inform them is true – just a skoosh off the beaten path. I always send them off with cookies.

    Comment by hotdamnfemme — June 18, 2010 @ 20:34 | Reply

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