A Reflective Bible Study To understand a theologically-based and positive and inclusive definition of religious liberty that explains why religious liberty should not be used as a license to discriminate Rev. Dr. Roland Stringfellow “Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.” Ralph Waldo […]
Esta nueva guía ofrece a las comunidades de fe nuevas perspectivas sobre la acogida y la defensa de las personas transgénero. Las secciones incluyen: Convertirse en una comunidad inclusiva Mirando a la Biblia Dar la bienvenida a las personas trans en las comunidades de fe De pie con las personas trans Este recurso ha sido […]
A Resource for LGBTQI+ Affirming Communities Engaging Intersectional Work This guide is designed for congregations which welcome and affirm lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer people (LGBTQI+). The desire and theology that led you to declare yourself as a community which welcomes people of all sexual orientations and gender identities is still working among […]
This guide is specifically about trans and gender non-conforming persons, and it is intended for persons and families who want to respond in a more affirming way to them. Whether you are an LGBQ+ person, trans or gender non-conforming, a parent or friend, we hope that the following information will help you be more positive […]
This guide is specifically for trans and gender non-conforming persons, and for others who want to respond in a more affirming way to them. Whether you are an LGBQ+, trans or gender non-conforming person, a parent or friend, we hope that these reflections will be positive and supportive for you and your loved ones. Rather than focusing on scriptural passages that have been used against the LGBQ+, trans, and gender non-conforming communities, these reflections are based on the personal experiences of its authors, and we hope they will make trans persons feel affirmed or help you affirm a trans person in your life.
This community-based resource is a great introductory guide in learning more about LGBTQ+ persons. Gaining this knowledge is important to becoming more welcoming to LGBQ+, trans, and gender non-conforming persons. It is important to acknowledge that there is an ongoing learning process. No matter how successful an individual, family member, or a congregation is in welcoming […]
This new guide offers faith communities new perspectives on welcoming and advocating for transgender people. Sections include: Becoming a trans inclusive community Looking to the Bible Welcoming trans people in communities of faith Standing with trans people This resource was written by Jakob Hero and Justin Tanis.