CLGS Lavender Lunches

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The Future of Queer Religious Communities | A CLGS Lavender Lunch

Click here to view a video recording of this CLGS Lavender Lunch! The 1960’s began the rise of “out and proud” religious communities that welcomed LGBTQ+ people to come as their authentic selves.  Congregational life and leadership has evolved since that time and the question of the relevance of queer congregations is debated today. In this CLGS […]

Queer Muslim Organizing Part 2 | A CLGS Lavender Lunch

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Click here to view a video recording of this CLGS Lavender Lunch! In this CLGS Lavender Lunch, we continue the exploration of communities of color living with the intersecting realities of queer identity and religious faith by focusing on LGBTQ organizing within Muslim communities. Our speaker, Muhsin Hendricks, is an Islamic Scholar and an Imam (religious […]

Queering Resistance: Decolonizing Feminist Spaces with Professor Alexandra M. Rosado-Román

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Click here to view a video recording of this CLGS Lavender Lunch! In this CLGS Lavender Lunch Professor Alexandra Rosado-Román explores queerness as a transgressive action and a methodological tool for disrupting established norms in various aspects of life, from spaces and practices to language. Beyond discussions of pride and sexual liberation, this conversation focuses […]

Queer Muslim Organizing | A CLGS Lavender Lunch

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Click here for a video recording of this online CLGS event! CLGS has a rich tradition of creating dialogues and curriculums for communities of color intersecting queer identity and religious faith.  In our first Lavender Lunch of 2023-2024 we welcome Shenaaz Janmohamed and Ramish Nadeem who share with us their experiences of working for LGBTQ […]

I Came Here Seeking a Person: An Online CLGS Lavender Lunch with Bill Glenn

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Click here to view a video recording of this CLGS event! In this online CLGS Lavender Lunch Bill Glenn reads from – and comments upon – his recently-published book I Came Here Seeking a Person (Paulist Press, 2022). This book is a spiritually-focused memoir: from Bill’s childhood in a Midwestern Irish Catholic family in the 50’s and 60’s; through […]

Ministry with Queer Youth: An Online CLGS Lavender Lunch with Dr. Ish Ruiz

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Click here to view a video recording of this CLGS event! Recent years have shown alarming statistics that should compel Christian communities to minister to queer youth with special care. Given the polarization in our country over LGBTQ+ inclusion, the reported experience of queer youth’s upbringing, and the harmful rhetoric often promulgated by religious groups, it is […]

In the Margins: A Transgender Man’s Journey with Scripture: An Online CLGS Lavender Lunch with Shannon TL Kearns

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Click here to view a video recording of this CLGS event! In this online CLGS Lavender Lunch Father Shannon Kearns explores ideas from his recently-published book In the Margins: A Transgender Man’s Journey with Scripture, which weaves together stories from Shannon’s life into reflections on well-known biblical narratives—such as Jacob wrestling with the divine, Rahab and the […]