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Eve Tushnet is the author of Gay and Catholic: Accepting My Sexuality, Finding Community, Living My Faith and Amends: A Novel.

FaithFeatures
Eve Tushnet
Although only a small minority of L.G.B.T. Catholics will ever seek conversion therapy, the assumptions underlying that therapy often influence the message many gay Catholics hear in the confessional and from friends and mentors.
Arts & CultureBooks
Eve Tushnet
‘Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close’ by Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman offers a defense of sacrificial friendship.
This is a scene from the movie "Minari." (CNS photo/Melissa Lukenbaugh, A24) 
Arts & CultureFilm
Eve Tushnet
Arkansas is a land of opportunity for the Yis, as well as the site of their suffering.
Arts & CultureBooks
Eve Tushnet
Stephen Graham Jones's new novel creates an extraordinary portrait of sacrifice and costly reconciliation.
Arts & CultureBooks
Eve Tushnet
For Liane de Pougy life was a banquet, and she took seconds of every dish.
Apotheosis of St. Louis is a statue of King Louis IX of France, namesake of St. Louis, Missouri, located in front of the Saint Louis Art Museum in Forest Park (photo: Wikimedia).
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Eve Tushnet
If our first instinct is to defend “the church,” have we really learned the lessons of the sexual abuse crisis?
Lise Leplat Prudhomme as Joan of Arc (photo: Lincoln Center)
Arts & CultureFilm
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The director Bruno Dumont has said that movies can “look beyond the visible to explore something that reason can’t.”
“Blood Quantum” was written and directed by Jeff Barnaby (photo: IMDB).
Arts & CultureFilm
Eve Tushnet
In “Blood Quantum,” the past isn’t dead—it’s coming to get you.
FaithFeatures
Eve Tushnet
The value of work is that it gives structure to life’s chaos; it is simple, intelligible even when your own heart is baffling; it lets you be of service to others, making every job well done a kind of living amends; and, above all, good work brings humility.
Photo: Netflix
Arts & CultureTelevision
Eve Tushnet
The final season of “BoJack Horseman” gives many of its characters endings about as happy as they can manage.