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LGBTQ+ Latinx Rountable Meets, Creates New Community Resources

by CLGSAdminy1

San Antonio, Texas, October 26, 2016– Over two-days, Latino/a/x clergy, social service providers, students and community members met to develop materials that include and affirm the experiences of LGBTQ+ people within the Latino/a/x community.  “The opportunity to connect as people of faith who celebrate the gifts of our sexuality and gender is tremendous,” commented Rev. […]

CLGS Staff Statement: Naming our losses, addressing violence

by CLGSAdminy1

The diverse staff of the Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion gathered in their yearly retreat in Berkeley, CA (June 20-21, 2016). As a multi-faith, multi-cultural group of different sexual orientations and gender identities, we jointly speak out in support of LGBTQ+ and Latinx people, and against gun violence and Islamophobia. As we gather […]

Latinx Roundtable Condemns North Carolina’s HB2

by CLGSAdminy1

The members of the Faith, Family, and Equality: The Latinx Roundtable, meeting in Berkeley, CA (May 23-25, 2016), want to express our unrelenting support of all LGBTQIA+ persons in North Carolina. As a faith-based queer Latinx organization we condemn the intent of HB2 or any other legislation that aims to or results in the disenfranchisement […]

Dr. Bruce Dorsey Receives LGBT Religious History Award

by Deseree Fontenot

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 […]

“Praying For Equality” CLGS Statement on Oral Arguments for Same-Sex Marriage

by CLGSAdminy1

“We Are Praying for Equality” CLGS Statement on Oral Arguments for Same-Sex Marriage PRESS RELEASE PDF (Berkeley, CA | April 28, 2015) “We are praying for equality today as the Supreme Court hears oral arguments on same sex marriage. There are many churches and synagogues that treat all couples—straight, lesbian, and gay—the same when it […]

2015 LGBT Religious History Award Announcement

by CLGSAdminy1

The LGBT Religious Archives Network (LGBT-RAN) honors Brett Krutzsch with the 2014-15 LGBT Religious History Award.  Krutzsch’s  “The Martyrdom of Matthew Shepard,” was selected by the review jury to receive this award.  The jury gave honorable mention to a second paper, “How to Have Christmas in an Epidemic,” by Lynne Gerber. Brett Krutzsch is a […]

Black LGBT Religious Leaders United

by CLGSAdminy1

Black LGBT Religious Leaders Act with Historically Black Churches: “Black Bodies Matter” LGBT Black Christians and faith leaders join tens of thousands of historically Black congregations, denominations and allies to wear black to church on Sunday, December 14 in response to police brutality: “Black LGBT bodies must matter, too!” Black_LGBT_Religious_Leaders_United Download Press Release Spokespersons • Bishop Yvette […]