Lavender Lunches

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Drag and Spirituality: A Lavender Lunch with John Brett, Ms. Penny Cost, Flamy Grant, and Bonnie Violet

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Click here for a video recording of this online CLGS event! Many queer folk, especially those with expansive or marginalized gender presentation, face religious and spiritual trauma in their faith communities.  In this CLGS Lavender Lunch we engaged with drag ministers, chaplains, and grassroots spiritual practitioners as they share about their ministries of healing and liberation […]

Queering Wesley, Queering the Church: A Lavender Lunch with Keegan Osinski

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Click here for a video recording of this online CLGS event! 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 holiness as an expansive openness to the love and grace of God in queer Christian lives rather […]

Drag & The Divine: A Lavender Lunch with Mama Celeste

Click here for a video recording of this Lavender Lunch! The music! The wine! The headdresses! No, we’re not just talking about Midnight Mass at the Vatican.  We’re talking about drag! From ancient shamans to Purim celebrations, drag performance has always had a place in spiritual traditions. And for many queer people, drag and nightlife culture […]

Queer Palestinian Solidarity: A Lavender Lunch with Tarek Abuata

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Click here for a video recording of this CLGS event! CLGS and the newly-formed Palestine Solidarity Round Table (PSRT) at Pacific School of Religion were honored to co-host this Lavender Lunch on the topic of Queer Palestine Solidarity with Tarek Abuata who speaks about a justice-based theology that calls each of us to join together to work for the […]

Queer Ecologies & Climate Justice: A Lavender Lunch with Deseree Fontenot

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Click here for a video recording of this CLGS event! How do ecological justice and queer liberation intersect?  As climate chaos escalates, LGBTQ people, especially QTBIPOC, are among frontline communities hit first and worst by the consequences. LGBTQ people also have a unique embodied knowledge of what it takes to change, transition, and survive and are […]

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

Click here for a Zoom video recording of this event! Rev. Blayne Higa discusses 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 […]