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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In this 1 December 2020 Lavender Lunch Blyth Barnow, Harm Reduction Faith Manager for Faith In Public Life Ohio and founder of Femminary, speaks about their ministry in harm reduction as rooted in the Gospel call to healing, justice, and unconditional love. Click here for a video recording of this event!
Click here to access a video recording of this Lavender Lunch via Zoom! Religious Leadership In Congregations During A Time of Pandemic: Continuing the Conversation This CLGS Lavender Lunch continues a discussion (begun last Spring) on religious leadership in Christian and Jewish congregations during a time of pandemic. The coordinators of our CLGS Roundtables, who serve in […]