Posts by Bernard Schlager

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Meet LGBTQ-RAN’s Summer 2019 Interns!

by Bernard Schlager

Melanie Goulish earned her MLS degree (with a specialization in Rare Books and Manuscripts) from Indiana University – Bloomington. She is interested in participatory and post-custodial archives, theological librarianship, and digital humanities projects. Most recently, she created an online exhibition for The Marriage Equality Project at the Kinsey Institute, and she is currently processing a […]

Jewish and Queer Raised: A Retreat for the Next Generation

by Bernard Schlager

The CLGS Jewish Roundtable is hosting the first-ever gathering for adults who were raised in Jewish and queer families and communities.  Over forty young adults ranging in age from eighteen to late thirties will attend the weekend retreat, 2-3 November 2019 on the Pacific School of Religion campus in Berkeley, California. “I feel that having […]

Welcoming Our Seventh Annual Trans Seminarian Cohort

by Bernard Schlager

The Trans Seminarian Cohort, a joint project of CLGS, the Freedom Center for Social Justice, and the National LGBTQ Task Force, enters its seventh year this fall!  Every year, five to six seminary students who identify as transgender, genderqueer, nonbinary, or gender nonconforming are selected to journey together for one academic year.  In this program, […]

2016 End of Year Quotes: A Little Inspiration for the Times Ahead

by Bernard Schlager

 Joy dares us to live a deep spirit and spirituality. Joy dares us to live justice. Joy takes us out of the folds of the old wounds that make all of us perform unnatural acts like transsexism, sexism, and heterosexism. Joy means creating communities that are bodies of hope and righteousness that spit in the […]

Job Opportunity: Latinx Roundtable Project Manager

by Bernard Schlager

Download PDF of Job Description Here Job title:                      Project Manager Job description: We are looking for a Latinx Roundtable Project Manager to coordinate a grant-funded project that provides resources for Latinx families with a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender loved one and for LGBT people in the United States and Latin America.  The job […]

Bay Area Open & Affirming Research Survey (We Need Your Input!)

by Bernard Schlager

Greetings Friends and Colleagues, We would like to invite Open & Affirming Congregations of the Bay Area to participate in a first-of-its-kind research project on Open and Affirming faith communities who have made a commitment to affirm lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people and welcome them fully into your congregation and ministry. Through […]

CLGS’ Trans* Seminiarian Cohort in Religious News Service Article

by Bernard Schlager

Among M.Div. graduates, a new crop of transgender students By Jesse James DeConto | Published May 26, 2016 in Theological Education, Religious News Service Vanderbilt Divinity School in Nashville, Tenn.; Yale Divinity School in New Haven, Conn., and Union Theological Seminary in New York City have all admitted transgender students. Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, […]

Job Opportunity: Latino/a Roundtable Project Manager

by Bernard Schlager

Job title:                              Project Manager Job description: We are looking for a Latin@ Roundtable Project Manager to coordinate a grant-funded project that provides resources for Latin@ families with a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender loved one and for LGBT people in the United States and Latin America.  The job is approximately 10 hours per week from […]

Dr. Bruce Dorsey Receives LGBT Religious History Award

by Bernard Schlager

The LGBT Religious Archives Network (LGBT-RAN) honors Dr. Bruce Dorsey with the 2015-16 LGBT Religious History Award.  The review jury selected Dr. Dorsey’s “‘Making Men What They Should Be:’ Male Same-Sex Intimacy and Evangelical Religion in Early Nineteenth-Century New England” to receive this award.  The jury gave honorable mention to a second paper, “‘Real True […]