The Umoja Project is designed to facilitate safe, non-threatening dialogue about the diversity of human sexuality and the tension that sometimes exists within African-American faith communities in relation to LGBT individuals. Film and group discussion will help all participants (regardless of their position on this topic) explore the social and emotional impact of the exclusion those who want to be a part of the church community, but do not feel welcomed.
Click here for a video recording of this event! For centuries, evangelicals who read the Bible have literally misused seven verses to convince the world that homosexuality is a sin and that homosexuals are sinners. Those verses have forced many LGBTQ+ persons to live their lives under a cloud of shame and guilt. In his recently-published book […]
Click here for a video recording of this event! We sometimes imagine that queer love is a new phenomenon, that it never existed before our time. But the reality is that it has always been part of human and Jewish experience, recognized by the Torah and other Jewish textual sources. In this 3 December 2020 CLGS […]
Click HERE for a video recording of this Jewish Queeries Series Event! In this first CLGS Jewish Queeries event of 2020-2021, Jericho Vincent, a genderqueer post-ultra-Orthodox Jew, offers a fascinating exploration of gender, Torah, and authenticity. Some of the questions they explore include the following: What does Judaism have to teach us about gender? In what […]
We are proud to reissue this resource produced by the CLGS Asian/Pacific Islander (API) Roundtable! Most mainstream Christian congregational education programs that affirm lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people focus on sexual orientation identity and diversity to serve the goal of inclusion. This approach is clearly helpful for sexual and gender minorities struggling against […]
The Sex and Religion Project was created by Steven Anderson, CSR Graduate, and includes 6 downloadable pamphlets on the following topics: An Introduction to Sexual Identity An Introduction to Society and Sexuality An Introduction to the Bible’s “Clobber Passages” The Importance of Queer Theology The Importance of a Theology of Social Change The Case for […]
Esta nueva guía ofrece a las comunidades de fe nuevas perspectivas sobre la acogida y la defensa de las personas transgénero. Las secciones incluyen: Convertirse en una comunidad inclusiva Mirando a la Biblia Dar la bienvenida a las personas trans en las comunidades de fe De pie con las personas trans Este recurso ha sido […]