Language Matters by Rev. Carla E. Roland Guzmán, PhD | Coordinator, Faith, Family, Equality / The CLGS Latinx Roundtable Recently, in a Bible study, I was described as “literal.” I was taken aback by this description since I don’t consider myself a literal reader of scripture. In the continued conversation, what was in fact being meant, […]
Join CLGS in celebrating International Pronouns Day on 20 October 2021! CLGS’ Statement of Endorsement for IPD: “The Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion (CLGS) at Pacific School of Religion proudly endorses International Pronouns Day, which seeks to make respecting, sharing, and educating others about personal pronouns a priority for our organization. Referring to people by the […]
The Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion (CLGS) at Pacific School of Religion is pleased to welcome Maij Mai as our new Coordinator of the CLGS Asian/Pacific Islander (API) Roundtable. Maij, who lives and works in/from North Carolina, began their work in this position on 1 September 2021. Below is a brief biographical […]
The CLGS Fall 2021 ONLINE Lavender Lunch Series Tuesday, 14 September 2021 | 12:15pm (Pacific Time) | ONLINE Queering Wesley, Queering the Church with Keegan Osinski In this Lavender Lunch theologian and librarian Keegan Osinski discusses her recent book, Queering Wesley, Queering the Church, (Cascade Books, 2021) and its presentation of a prototype for thinking about Wesleyan […]
Click here for a commentary (published in The Advocate) by Rev. Roland Stringfellow, Coordinator of the CLGS African American Roundtable!
On 19 June 1865 Union General Gordon Granger proclaimed in Galveston, Texas, the federal government’s decree that all previously-enslaved people in Texas were free; this proclamation was read over two and a half years after the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation, which had been signed by President Abraham Lincoln on 1 January 1863. It is […]
We have extended the deadline for 2021-2022 Trans Seminarian Leadership Cohort to Tuesday, 22 June 2021! Click here for more information – including a link to our online application form.
Trans Seminarian Leadership Cohort Application Click here to apply for the 2021-2022 Trans Seminarian Leadership Cohort! The application deadline is 22 June 2021 A Year-Long Leadership Development Program for Transgender, Nonbinary, and Gender-Nonconforming Seminarians For the last eight years, CLGS, the Freedom Center for Social Justice and the National LGBTQ Task Force have sponsored a program for transgender, nonbinary, […]
The Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion (CLGS) is seeking a Coordinator for our Asian/Pacific Islander Roundtable. For a full Job Description for this part-time position (currently 20 hours per month), click here. Job Summary The Coordinator provides theological expertise; programmatic and convening support; and ministerial services to the Asian and Pacific […]
Did you know that half of LGBTQ people in this country live in states where there are no protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity? Many people think such discrimination is already illegal, but only 21 states and the District of Columbia ban discrimination in employment and housing; one other state, Wisconsin, […]