Trans Seminarian Leadership Cohort Application Click here to apply for the 2023-2024 Trans Seminarian Leadership Cohort! The application deadline is Friday, 10 May 2024 Interviews will take place from 20 May through 1 June 2024 A Year-Long Leadership Development Program for Transgender, Nonbinary, and Gender-Nonconforming Seminarians For the last twelve years, CLGS, the Freedom Center for […]
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Why Do Biblical Interpreters Hate Sex So Much? Professor Luis Menéndez-Antuña Thursday, 18 April 2024 | 4pm (Pacific Time) | ONLINE Click here to register in advance for this online lecture! Biblical interpreters hate sex, one might think, because of the church’s age-old war against sex or the church’s inability to think of healthy sexual […]
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January 2024 Here we are at the start of a New Year! This is traditionally the time of year when people proclaim what they will do differently in their lives and announce what will be changed going forward. Some see this as a fresh start and an opportunity to become their best selves. I love […]
19 December 2023 Dear Friends: Happy Holidays from CLGS, the Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion at Pacific School of Religion! As we bring this year to a close, I am proud to report that our high-quality and innovative programs continue to make a real difference in the lives of LGBTQ people, our families, and our faith communities. Here […]
CLGS PRESS RELEASE 18 December 2023 In what is an initial – but nevertheless historically significant – step toward the celebration of committed relationships between persons of the same gender, today Pope Francis approved the blessing of couples in same-sex relationships. While today’s declaration does not overturn a 2021 ruling by the Vatican that had […]
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5 December 2023 Rev. Dr. Roland Stringfellow, a Pacific School of Religion alum, has been affiliated with CLGS (first as a seminarian and then as a staff member) for twenty years. For all of 2023 Roland has served as Managing Director while I have been on sabbatical from PSR. The staff members and faculty of […]
At The Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion, we join with the World Health Organization (WHO) in honoring The Role of Communities in Driving Progress towards Ending AIDS on this World AIDS Day 2023, and we affirm the rights of all people to equitable access to health care so that everyone might live […]