From The Office of Communications at Pacific School of Religion Since its founding in 2000, the Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion (CLGS) at Pacific School of Religion (PSR) has served LGBTQ+ people, families, and faith communities through advocacy, community-building, education, and research. As the United States’ first seminary-based LGBTQ+ center, CLGS is […]
Why Christians Must Speak Out Against Christian Nationalism In this op-ed piece PSR President Rev. Dr. David Vásquez-Levy writes that “Christian Nationalism, and the ideologies that have fueled it from the very founding of our nation, have left a centuries-long trail of devastation that continues to this day. Through an alliance with White supremacy, it […]
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Have you ever felt the weight of fear when your spirituality seems to contradict your identity? In this recent episode of the Deep Dive Podcast CLGS Executive Director Bernard Schlager and podcaster Shawn Fettig explore the intricate relationship between faith and queerness for LGBTQ people who grew up queer in the Christian settings. Click here […]
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The Soiling of the Pride Flag – 2023 A photograph was snapped just at the right moment by Stanley Foreman in 1976 as he was covering racial tensions of the busing desegregating in Boston. A white man using the American flag as a spear lunged towards a black man dressed in a 3-piece suit. Foreman […]
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Trans Seminarian Leadership Cohort Application Click here to apply for the 2023-2024 Trans Seminarian Leadership Cohort! The application deadline is Tuesday, 30 May 2023 A Year-Long Leadership Development Program for Transgender, Nonbinary, and Gender-Nonconforming Seminarians For the last ten years, CLGS, the Freedom Center for Social Justice and the National LGBTQ Task Force have sponsored a program for transgender, […]
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