We are proud to reissue this resource produced by the CLGS Asian/Pacific Islander (API) Roundtable! Most mainstream Christian congregational education programs that affirm lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people focus on sexual orientation identity and diversity to serve the goal of inclusion. This approach is clearly helpful for sexual and gender minorities struggling against […]
Check out this Trans Liberation Toolbox, created by our 2019-2020 Trans Seminarian Religious Leadership Cohort, a program of CLGS, The Freedom Center for Social Justice and the National LGBTQ Task Force ! Click here to view the Cohort’s presentation of this Toolbox in workshop format at the Creating Change 2020 Conference!
Trans inclusion in Jewish communities and organizations is part of our commitment to tikkun olam. As Jews and allies, we know the importance of standing together to protect those who are vulnerable and in need of support. We want to help you by providing information about transgender people so that you become more fluent in […]
A Reflective Bible Study To understand a theologically-based and positive and inclusive definition of religious liberty that explains why religious liberty should not be used as a license to discriminate Rev. Dr. Roland Stringfellow “Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.” Ralph Waldo […]
Esta nueva guía ofrece a las comunidades de fe nuevas perspectivas sobre la acogida y la defensa de las personas transgénero. Las secciones incluyen: Convertirse en una comunidad inclusiva Mirando a la Biblia Dar la bienvenida a las personas trans en las comunidades de fe De pie con las personas trans Este recurso ha sido […]
A Resource for LGBTQI+ Affirming Communities Engaging Intersectional Work This guide is designed for congregations which welcome and affirm lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer people (LGBTQI+). The desire and theology that led you to declare yourself as a community which welcomes people of all sexual orientations and gender identities is still working among […]
This guide is specifically about trans and gender non-conforming persons, and it is intended for persons and families who want to respond in a more affirming way to them. Whether you are an LGBQ+ person, trans or gender non-conforming, a parent or friend, we hope that the following information will help you be more positive […]