LGBTQ Spirituality

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Transkeit: Expanding Gender for Jews and Allies: A Pre-Publication Preview with Jane Rachel Litman and Jakob Hero-Shaw, editors. A CLGS Jewish Queeries Series Event

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Click here for a video recording of this online CLGS event! The book Expanding Gender: The Wisdom of Transkeit for Jews and Allies is an extraordinary collection of essays by trans Jews and allies that explores cutting edge ideas about gender through the lenses of tradition, art, autobiography, and solidarity. The volume features an analysis of […]

Building Your TDOR Toolkit with The CLGS Transgender Roundtable

Click here for a video recording of this online CLGS event! In this workshop, we explore ways to honor Trans Day of Remembrance in congregations and community organizations. The workshop leaders share ideas from a variety of faith-based and secular settings, and participants shared questions and ideas from their own faith and community contexts. Workshop Leaders […]

Bishop Megan Rohrer: Trans Theology Without Apology. The 12th Annual CLGS Georgia Harkness Lecture!

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Click here for a video recording of this ONLINE Lecture! Trans Theology Without Apology: Using Art and Historical Exegesis to Celebrate Trans Figuration and the Trans Aesthetic in the Bible with Rev. Dr. Megan Rohrer The 12th Annual CLGS Georgia Harkness Lecture Recorded on Thursday, 14 October 2021, at 6:30pm | Pacific Time Veiled metaphors and transgressive embodiments […]

“Post-Gay”: How Queer Values Benefit All People with Rabbi Joshua Lesser. A CLGS Jewish Queeries Series Event

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Click here for a video recording of this CLGS Jewish Queeries Series event! Ten years ago, a prominent Jewish Gay historian wrote an article in a major Jewish newspaper about the “dim” future of LGBT synagogues.  As a sign of their “demise,” Congregation Bet Haverim in Atlanta was called a “Post-Gay Synagogue.”  When the congregation’s rabbi, […]

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 […]