Posts by Bernard Schlager

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The Genesis of CLGS, The Country’s First Seminary-Based LGBTQ+ Center

by Bernard Schlager

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 […]

The Bible Is Not A Weapon: Faith & Queerness with Bernard Schlager

by Bernard Schlager

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 […]

CLGS is Accepting Applications for Our 2023-2024 Trans Seminarian Leadership Cohort!

by Bernard Schlager

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, […]