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Upcoming Events

CLGS is at the Creating Change 2021 Conference!

28 January 2021 – 31 January 2021
All Day

CLGS will be present at the online National LGBTQ Taskforce Creating Change 2021 Conference — and this is our 20th time in attendance! Click here to register for this online conference. Check out our exhibitor booth here and also these CLGS-sponsored workshops: “An Exploration of Queer and Trans Ministry” with the CLGS Transgender Seminarian Cohort.  […]

It’s OK not to be OK: An Affirming Shin Buddhist Spirituality: An ONLINE Lavender Lunch with Rev. Blayne Higa

09 February 2021
12:15pm to 1:pm (Pacific Time)

Click here for a Zoom link for this event! Rev. Blayne Higa will discuss how the inclusive and affirming spirituality of Shin Buddhism serves as the foundation for his life and ministry.  Within the universal embrace of boundless wisdom and compassion how does understanding our imperfections help cultivate gratitude, acceptance, and resilience? Rev. Higa is the Resident […]

Beefcake Theology: The Formation of Gay Male Spiritual Discourse in Midcentury Softcore Pornography: An ONLINE Lavender Lunch with Richard Lindsay

30 March 2021
12:15pm to 1:15pm (Pacific Time)

Click here for a Zoom link for this event! Richard will discuss beefcake magazines (softcore gay male pornography) from the 1950s and 1960s that served as a site for erotic exploration and development of a nascent gay community. Of particular focus will be the creation of queer spirituality based on popular Greco-Roman themes in the magazines, […]

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