LGBTQ Health

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52 Ways #20: Feed Hungry People, Including Hungry LGBTQ People

Despite the stereotypes of rich white gay men, the reality is that LGBTQ people—as a result of systemic oppression—are more likely than heterosexuals to live in poverty and, therefore, to be food insecure.  This is especially true for people of color who face racism in addition to anti-LGBTQ attitudes, the young and the old, transgender […]

52 Ways #15: Engage in Intersectional Ministries

The spiritual insights and motivation that led your congregation to welcome LGBTQ people can also help you expand your ministries in intersectional ways. After all, there are many ways in which we are called to improve our own communities and our world. CLGS has a resource, An Expansive Welcome, designed to spark conversations in congregations […]

52 Ways #12: Address LGBTQ Health Disparities & Hold a Health Fair!

This coming week, when we celebrate both National LGBTQ Health Awareness Week (20-25 March 2022) and International Transgender Day of Visibility (31 March 2022), is a good time to consider focusing your attention on LGBTQ health disparities and consider holding a health fair! LGBTQ people experience a number of health disparities—ways in which our health is compromised as […]

Spiritual Care in LGBTQ Deserts: A CLGS Lavender Lunch with Jude Johnson

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Click here to view a video recording of this CLGS Lavender Lunch! In this CLGS Lavender Lunch, Jude Johnson shares their experience of providing spiritual care for LGBTQ Veterans of the VA medical system in the Inland Empire of California. The desert cities in Southern California pose unique challenges in seeking support for LGBTQ individuals […]

The Role of Latinx Faith Communities in HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care with Carolina Ramos: A CLGS Queer & Latinx Faith Conversation

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Click here for a video recording of this online CLGS Faith, Family, Equality | Fe, Familia, Igualdad event! In this CLGS Queer & Latinx Faith Conversation we discuss HIV/AIDS in Latinx communities with Carolina Ramos as we also celebrates CLGS’ newest Latinx resource: our LGBTQ+ Latinx Health Guide on HIV/AIDS for Faith Communities! A native San […]

Mental Health Care and Latinx Theology/Activism with Professor MT Dávila: A CLGS Queer & Latinx Faith Conversation

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Click here for a video recording of this online CLGS event! In this Queer & Latinx Faith Conversation, sponsored by The CLGS Latinx Roundtable | Fe, Familia, Igualdad, Professor MT (Maria Teresa) Dávila explores connections and intersections between the promotion and cultivation of mental health for all persons and the Christian call to activism in the public […]