Jan 28, 2015

If Bayard Rustin were alive today he certainly would have been proud as Boston’s LGBTQ communities held discussions on the film Selma.

Blogger:Rev. Irene MonroeBlogger/Syndicated Religion Columnist, Huffington Post
Jan 23, 2015

Every human being reflects a part of God. God’s divinity is impressed upon our being, regardless of our race, creed, gender, sexual orientation, or ability and that invests us all with value.

If we are all created in God’s image, we should all be equally valued.

Blogger:Rev. Dr. Rodney Sadler, Jr.Associate Professor of Bible, Union Presbyterian Seminary
Jan 19, 2015
Martin Luther King's actual birthday is January 15th, and I believe if MLK were alive today he would be well pleased with Ava DuVernay's  film "Selma." 
 
Blogger:Rev. Irene MonroeBlogger/Syndicated Religion Columnist, Huffington Post
Jan 27, 2015

As the Faith Organizer for Equality Pennsylvania, I work with about 600 diverse clergy and over 1000 people of faith across the state of Pennsylvania who are working for equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.

Blogger:Ammon RippleFaith Organizer, Equality Pennsylvania
Jan 22, 2015

Pastor Chavez,

I'm sure you have received your fair share of letters over the past week or so. Some of them "hate mail," others, letters staunchly supporting your decision. This letter falls under neither category. Going to any kind of extreme would only alienate you from its simple message.

Blogger:Jaime HeidelFreelance Writer, Jaime A. Heidel
Jan 16, 2015

It was a glorious day! It was the first day my marriage of 37 years to Paula was deemed legal in the state where we make our home—Florida! 

But in the middle of our marriage equality celebration—there was a lesson about race. 

Blogger:Rev. Dr. Nancy WilsonModerator, Metropolitan Community Churches
Jan 26, 2015

I have remained mostly silent in light of the recent deaths by suicide of transgender women and men. I would like to say that I have some sort of honorable reason for that silence, but the reality is that I was just too afraid to say much.

Blogger:Brett StadtlanderReligions Scholar
Jan 21, 2015

The intersection of faith and sexuality is one that is often traveled with misconceptions and anxiety because the Church has mostly failed to offer thoughtful, helpful information and education. The Church has been more of a hindrance than a help when it comes to affirmation of our creation as God’s children of flesh and spirit. Gratefully, this is changing.

Blogger:Dr. Michael AdeeDirector, Global Faith & Justice Project, Horizons Foundation
Jan 15, 2015

I walk in two worlds. As a queer person of faith, my lived experience is a series of negotiations between contexts that affirm either my Queerness, or my Faith Walk. It is not unusual for a context that is life giving to one of these facets of my being to not make much room for the other.

Blogger:Lynn YoungSeminarian, Chicago Theological Seminary

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