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CLGS Announces Publication of Liberating Gender for Jews and Allies: The Wisdom of Transkeit

by Bernard Schlager

CLGS is proud to announce the publication of Liberating Gender for Jews and Allies: The Wisdom of Transkeit, co-edited by Rabbi Jane Rachel Litman, Coordinator of the CLGS Jewish Roundtable, and Rev. Jakob Hero-Shaw, Coordinator of the CLGS Transgender Roundtable. This extraordinary collection of essays by trans Jews and allies explores cutting-edge ideas about gender […]

CLGS is Accepting Applications for Our 2022-2023 Trans Seminarian Leadership Cohort!

by Bernard Schlager

Trans Seminarian Leadership Cohort Application Click here to apply for the 2022-2023 Trans Seminarian Leadership Cohort! The application deadline is Friday, 15 July 2022 A Year-Long Leadership Development Program for Transgender, Nonbinary, and Gender-Nonconforming Seminarians For the last nine years, CLGS, the Freedom Center for Social Justice and the National LGBTQ Task Force have sponsored a program for transgender, […]

Join CLGS in Celebrating International Pronouns Day: 20 October 2021!

by Bernard Schlager

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 […]

CLGS is Accepting Applications for Our 2021-2022 Trans Seminarian Leadership Cohort!

by Bernard Schlager

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, […]

52 Ways #30: Celebrate & Include Transgender People!

by CLGSAdminy1

Your congregation may have made the decision to welcome people of all sexual orientations before there was a significant awareness about including gender identity. You may have already talked about and worked on including gay, lesbian and bisexual people, but not transgender people.  Now is a great time to revisit those conversations and expand your […]

Our 2020-2021 Trans Seminarian Cohort!

by CLGSAdminy1

TOP ROW (Left to Right): (1) Carter Snyder-Samuelson | (2) Mai | (3) Logan Lovelace | (4) Kameryn Lee BOTTOM ROW (Left to Right): (5) Benny VanDerburgh | (6) Koach Baruch | (7) Sam Aldave | (8) Drak Druella We are proud to introduce our 2020-2021 Trans Seminarian Cohort, our 8th class! Sponsored by CLGS, […]

52 Ways #11: Commemorate Transgender of Remembrance

by Bernard Schlager

Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual day of mourning that is observed every year on November 20th as a way to honor lives lost to anti-trans violence.  The first TDOR was observed in 1999 by Gwendolyn Ann Smith in honor of her friend Rita Hester, who was slain in an act of transphobic […]

52 Ways #7: Celebrate International Pronouns Day

by Bernard Schlager

“Referring to people by the pronouns they determine for themselves is basic to human dignity. Being referred to by the wrong pronouns particularly affects transgender and gender nonconforming people. Together, we can transform society to celebrate people’s multiple, intersecting identities.” (pronounsday.org) International Pronouns Day (IPD) is celebrated every year on the third Wednesday in October […]