Audio Archive

CLGS Lavender Lunch: The Power of Memory for a Hopeful Future

February 9, 2010
Bernard Schlager

What does the past have to do with the present or the future? For social-justice activists, very much indeed. Mark Thompson and the Rev. Malcolm Boyd will illustrate the importance of remembering the past in our work of constructing a world we wish to inhabit. Both the CLGS Archives Project and the LGBT Religious Archives Network are devoted to that important work. Hear from these two living legends in LGBT spirituality and justice-making about why preserving our collective memory matters so much.

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CLGS Lavender Lunch: All Gender Loving People!

February 9, 2010
Bernard Schlager

During this Lavender Lunch on the "sexual orientation previously known as bisexuality," members of the PSR community will share their observations and insights in conversation with each other about the complexities of “gender” and “sexual orientation.” Do people really fall in love with a gender or with people? Are sexual “orientations” strictly defined boundaries of desire? In a world where “homosexuality” hardly captures the complexity of human intimacy, how do we navigate this mostly uncharted territory of diverse sexualities and genders?

CLGS Lavender Lunch: Stop the Church or Stop AIDS

February 9, 2010
Bernard Schlager

The marking of World AIDS Day continues with this special lavender lunch on the role religion plays in both HIV prevention and AIDS treatment. A panel of PSR students engaged in conversation around the religious, theological, and spiritual issues the HIV/AIDS pandemic raises.

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CLGS Lavender Lunch: Torah Queeries

February 9, 2010
Bernard Schlager

CLGS partnered with the Center for Jewish Studies at the Graduate Theological Union for this special "Lavender Lunch." Torah Queeries editor Gregg Drinkwater participated in an interactive conversation and text-study inspired by this groundbreaking collection of queer bible commentary from NYU Press. What does it mean to "queer" the Torah? What insights might an LGBT perspective bring to the Hebrew Bible? How can allies learn from and contribute their own queer perspectives on Judaism's most sacred text?

Malcolm Boyd and Mark Thompson: Fellow Travelers: Liberation Portraits

February 9, 2010
Bernard Schlager

"Fellow Travelers: Liberation Portraits" is, in Thompson's words, "an artistic statement," documenting his own path and journey into the unique character of a gay spirituality, and especially the guides who pioneered that journey for him and with him.

CLGS: John McNeill, “Sex as God Intended” book reading.

February 9, 2010
Bernard Schlager

For more than 35 years, John McNeill, an ordained Jesuit priest and psychotherapist, has been devoting his life to spreading the good news of God’s love for LGBT Christians. McNeill presents a simple and straightforward answer to the question: What did God invent sex for? The answer, derived from an incisive investigation of the Jewish and Christian Scriptures, is that God intended sex as a source of pleasure, joy, and love.

CLGS' American Prayer Hour

February 4, 2010
Bernard Schlager

CLGS: American Prayer Hour from CLGS on Vimeo.

CLGS Lavender Lunch: "Sex in Seminary" with Debra Haffner

February 4, 2010
Bernard Schlager

What does a sexually healthy seminary look like? What kind of sexuality education is needed for today’s clergy and religious professionals?

Trailer for For Faith, For Love, Forever

August 12, 2009
Catchadream Entertainment

Documentary of the Town Hall Meeting, October 2, 2008.

CLGS/NCTE Transgender Summit - Part 6

April 26, 2009
Bernard Schlager

CLGS and the National Center for Transgender Equality are pleased to present the third annual Transgender Religious Leadership Summit. The theme this year: Trans People of Faith Working for Legislative Change.

CLGS/NCTE Transgender Summit - Part 3

April 26, 2009
Bernard Schlager

CLGS and the National Center for Transgender Equality are pleased to present the third annual Transgender Religious Leadership Summit. The theme this year: Trans People of Faith Working for Legislative Change.

CLGS/NCTE Transgender Summmit - Part 4

April 26, 2009
Bernard Schlager

CLGS and the National Center for Transgender Equality are pleased to present the third annual Transgender Religious Leadership Summit. The theme this year: Trans People of Faith Working for Legislative Change.

CLGS/NCTE Transgender Summit - Part 5

April 26, 2009
Bernard Schlager

CLGS and the National Center for Transgender Equality are pleased to present the third annual Transgender Religious Leadership Summit. The theme this year: Trans People of Faith Working for Legislative Change.

CLGS/NCTE Transgender Summit - Part 3

April 1, 2009
Bernard Schlager

April 26 to April 28, 2009

CLGS and the National Center for Transgender Equality are pleased to present the third annual Transgender Religious Leadership Summit. The theme this year: Trans People of Faith Working for Legislative Change.

CLGS/NCTE Transgender Summit - Part 2

April 1, 2009
Bernard Schlager

April 26 to April 28, 2009

CLGS and the National Center for Transgender Equality are pleased to present the third annual Transgender Religious Leadership Summit. The theme this year: Trans People of Faith Working for Legislative Change.

CLGS/NCTE Transgender Summit - Part 1

April 1, 2009
Bernard Schlager

April 26 to April 28, 2009

CLGS and the National Center for Transgender Equality are pleased to present the third annual Transgender Religious Leadership Summit. The theme this year: Trans People of Faith Working for Legislative Change.

Ministry Among God's Queer Folk

February 12, 2009
Bernard Schlager, David Kundtz

David Kundtz and Bernard Schlager speak about their new book, Ministry Among God's Queer Folk.

Innaugural Boswell Lecture

April 30, 2008
Dale Martin

Dale Martin, professor of religion from Yale University gives the inaugural Boswell Lecture: "Creating a Gay Male Christian Sexual Ethic."

Open and Affirming Roman Catholic Institutions

November 29, 2007
Father Donal Godfrey

Father Donal Godfrey of Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Parish in the Castro.

Queering Campus Ministry with the Rev. Joanne Sanders

November 1, 2007
Rev. Joanne Sanders

Rev. Sanders is an Episcopal priest and Associate Dean for Religious Life at Stanford University.

CLGS Presents Rev. Deborah Johnson

May 8, 2007
Bernard Schlager

A life-long social justice activist, Rev. Deborah is the successful co-litigant in two landmark cases in California – one set precedent for the inclusion of sexual orientation in the state’s Civil Rights Bill, the other defeated the challenge to legalizing domestic partnerships. A voice for compassion, equality, and reconciliation, her primary focus has been on coalition building, conflict resolution, public policy development, and cultural sensitivity awareness.