Posts by Bernard Schlager

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Please Consider a Gift to CLGS!

by Bernard Schlager

19 December 2023 Dear Friends: Happy Holidays from CLGS, the Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion at Pacific School of Religion! As we bring this year to a close, I am proud to report that our high-quality and innovative programs continue to make a real difference in the lives of LGBTQ people, our families, and our faith communities. Here […]

The Genesis of CLGS, The Country’s First Seminary-Based LGBTQ+ Center

by Bernard Schlager

From The Office of Communications at Pacific School of Religion Since its founding in 2000, the Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion (CLGS) at Pacific School of Religion (PSR) has served LGBTQ+ people, families, and faith communities through advocacy, community-building, education, and research. As the United States’ first seminary-based LGBTQ+ center, CLGS is […]

The Bible Is Not A Weapon: Faith & Queerness with Bernard Schlager

by Bernard Schlager

Have you ever felt the weight of fear when your spirituality seems to contradict your identity? In this recent episode of the Deep Dive Podcast CLGS Executive Director Bernard Schlager and podcaster Shawn Fettig explore the intricate relationship between faith and queerness for LGBTQ people who grew up queer in the Christian settings. Click here […]