The National LGBTQ Task Force is pleased to announce the appointment of Naomi Christine Leapheart, MDiv as the organization’s Faith Work Director.
First and foremost, we send prayers of love, comfort, and healing to the family of Keith Lamont Scott and all other families in North Carolina and beyond who have lost loved ones as a result of state-sanctioned violence.
As people of faith and leaders of faith-based organizations focused on justice and equality for all of God’s children, we mourn the death of Terrance Crutcher, who died a violent death on Friday, September 16, 2016,
Terrence Crutcher was an unarmed black man who was shot dead by a police officer on a two-lane road in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
On Monday, September 12, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., delegations of clergy will lead “Higher Ground Moral Day of Action” marches at 30 state capitol buildings and the city hall building in the District of Columbia.
Three new states have recently joined the moral march including Delaware, Maryland, and Michigan.
Statement of Francis DeBernardo, Executive Director, New Ways Ministry
Too often, conversations about LGBT people in the church descend into bitter debates that divide rather than build up.
Today is Give OUT Day! And today: we celebrate YOU! Each time you unapologetically claim your truth as an LGBTQI Christian or ally—you are liberating Christianity from the sins of transphobia, biphobia, and homophobia.
Will you help us continue to spread this good news of God’s expansive love for all by donating to Believe Out Loud this Give Out Day?
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9
This week we stepped into a period of mourning, overwhelmed by a string of deaths that remind us again that we live in a world of injustice and sorrow.
Launching in response to the devastating killings in Orlando, the "Will Listen With Love" Project is a national support network comprised of pastors, therapists, spiritual directors and community support providers who have volunteered their time to offer safe and affirming space for grieving members of the LGBTQI