CLGS in the News

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Summer 2020 Online Course: Homosexuality and the Christian Tradition

by CLGSAdminy1

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!

by CLGSAdminy1

Trans Seminarian Cohort Application Click here to apply for the 2020-2021 Trans Seminarian Cohort!  The application deadline is 1 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 […]

Faith Community Applauds Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Pro-LGBTQ Executive Order

by Bernard Schlager

Faith leaders praised Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer this week for issuing an executive order which aims to prohibit discrimination against LGBTQ people. Whitmer’s executive order provides nondiscrimination protections to LGBTQ Michiganders who serve as state employees or state contractors. Rev. Dr. Roland Stringfellow, who works with African American clergy as part of The Umoja Project, […]

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, […]

Religious Liberty Or the Right to Discriminate? – CLGS in the News

by CLGSAdminy1
LRL Detroit Symposium

WDET, a local Detroit radio station, interviewed Rev. Roland Stringfellow, CLGS’ African American Roundtable Coordinator and Kate Kendell, Executive Director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights on September 8, 2015 about the relationship between religious liberty legislation and discrimination.  Listen to the interview on WDET’s website. Additional Media Coverage of the Liberating Religious Liberty Detroit […]