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52 Ways #35: Expand Pronoun Options

Some people use non-gendered pronouns to identify themselves because it better reflects who they are than “he” or “she.” You can make it clear that your congregation welcomes them by creating space to name our own pronouns. And—because we respect the grammar lovers among us—let us assure you that these are perfectly acceptable in English […]

An Exploration of Queer and Trans Ministry with our Trans Seminarian Leadership Cohort: An ONLINE CLGS Event!

Click here for a video recording of this event! At this event members of the Trans Seminarian Leadership Cohort, a group of trans and non-binary seminary students, explore ministry and religious leadership in our current social and political climate.  Presenters also share their own individual callings and experiences in religious formation.  In addition they discuss how […]

52 Ways #31: Recognize the Discrimination that LGBTQ People Face

Did you know that half of LGBTQ people in this country live in states where there are no protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity? Many people think such discrimination is already illegal, but only 21 states and the District of Columbia ban discrimination in employment and housing; one other state, Wisconsin, […]

Communities of Faith and Justice with Revs. Liz Muñoz, Altagracia Pérez-Bullard, and Daniel Vélez-Rivera. A CLGS Queer & Latinx Faith Conversation.

Click here for a video recording of this event! In this, the third event in our new CLGS Queer & Latinx Faith Conversation series, we explore three ministerial careers shaped by the pursuit of faith and justice.  Each panelist offers reflections on where we’ve been, are, and will be as Latinx Christian leaders.  Enjoy the discussion! OUR […]

52 Ways #30: Celebrate & Include Transgender People!

Your congregation may have made the decision to welcome people of all sexual orientations before there was a significant awareness about including gender identity. You may have already talked about and worked on including gay, lesbian and bisexual people, but not transgender people.  Now is a great time to revisit those conversations and expand your […]

Maurice Sendak in Queer Jewish Context with Professor Golan Moskowitz. An Online CLGS Jewish Queeries Series Event!

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Click here for a video recording of this event! The late Jewish American artist Maurice Sendak (1928-2012) changed the face of children’s literature and paved the way for the reconsiderations of monstrosity and Otherness that pervade contemporary media, from Sesame Street to Stranger Things.  His emotionally isolated, unruly, and ethnically particular protagonists use fantasy to resist social coercion and self-erasure. In Wild […]

Encuentros Latinx: Advocating for the Inclusion of LGBTQ Latinx People in Church and Society with Rev. Rhina Ramos. A CLGS Queer & Latinx Faith Conversation

Click here for a video recording of this event! Rev. Rhina Ramos shares her experiences as the National Coordinator For Proyecto Encuentros Bienvenida Y Gracia, a program of The United Church Of Christ.  Funded by a grant from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, this project advances the UCC’s ONA (Open and Affirming) […]