Brave Commons & the Subversion of Christian Academia


In 2011, Michael Vazquez transferred into Utah's Weber State University as a junior. Early on, he was invited to an InterVarsity Christian Fellowship meeting, and IVCF became like family to him. A rift emerged when he learned that IVCF was not LGBTQ-affirming (Michael identifies as gay), but he stayed with the campus ministry through graduation and beyond. Meanwhile, he also read queer-affirming takes on Christianity.

In 2016, he enrolled...


has a BS in Computer Science and worked as a software engineer with IBM until she hopped off the career track to be a full-time mom. She lives in Indianapolis, IN, and writes on apologetics and matters of faith.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #50, Fall 2019 Copyright © 2020 Salvo |