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Summer 2020 Online Course: Homosexuality and the Christian Tradition

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This online 3-credit course (8 – 19 June 2020) offers an historical overview and survey of attitudes toward homoeroticism and homosexuality in ancient, medieval, and modern Christianity in the West and in present-day American Christianities. Several key figures, texts, and movements will be considered and analyzed with a view toward understanding and interpreting their impact […]

CLGS is Accepting Applications for Our 2020-2021 Trans Seminarian Cohort!

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Trans Seminarian Cohort Application Click here to apply for the 2020-2021 Trans Seminarian Cohort!  The application deadline is 15 June 2020.   A YEAR-LONG LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR TRANSGENDER & GENDERQUEER SEMINARIANS For the last seven years, CLGS, the Freedom Center for Social Justice and the National LGBTQ Task Force have sponsored a program for transgender and […]

A Statement from Faith, Family, Equality: The Latinx Roundtable

by CLGSAdminy1

Let love be genuine; hate what is evil, hold fast to what is good; love one another with mutual affection; outdo one another in showing honor. Do not lag in zeal, be ardent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, be patient in suffering, persevere in prayer. Contribute to the needs of the saints; […]

52 Ways #24: Intentionally include bisexual people

by CLGSAdminy1

One way to increase your overall welcome is to intentionally include bisexual people. The acronym LGBTQ has a “B” for bisexual, but sometimes communities are not as aware or welcoming as they could be. We may say “LGBTQ” but then erase the particularities of bisexual identity. Sometimes we make assumptions about people; for example, assuming […]

CLGS is hiring a Major Gifts Officer

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CLGS is hiring a Major Gifts Officer. Download this information as a PDF. Job Summary The CLGS Major Gifts Officer (MGO) is responsible for the planning and implementation of the Center’s Endowment Campaign [80% of the position]; the MGO will also provide ancillary support for the CLGS Annual Fund [10%], and the CLGS Annual Spring […]

CLGS Responds to the Masterpiece Cake Decision

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The Supreme Court’s ruled today in the Masterpiece Cake case that the state of Colorado had followed a flawed process against the baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same sex couple because it was not neutral in its approach to religion. At the Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion […]

52 Ways #22: Support LGBTQ Refugees and Asylees

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More people than ever before in human history have been displaced from their homes, according to the United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees (UNHCR). Right now, a staggering 20 people are displaced from their homes every minute of every day, adding up to 65.6 million people. Of these, 22.5 million are refugees; fewer than 200,000 […]

52 Ways #21: Write an op-ed in your local paper

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Speaking out about issues of justice and inclusion for LGBTQ+ is critically important. It’s a way to take the beliefs of your community out of the pews and into the public arena and to promote dialogue. It also disrupts the ongoing misperception that people of faith do not support LGBTQ equality. One great way to […]