LGBTQ Health

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52 Ways #19: Feed Hungry People, Including Hungry LGBTQ People

Despite the stereotypes of rich white gay men, the reality is that LGBTQ people—as a result of systemic oppression—are more likely than heterosexuals to live in poverty and, therefore, to be food insecure.  This is especially true for people of color who face racism in addition to anti-LGBTQ attitudes, the young and the old, transgender […]

52 Ways #14: Engage in Intersectional Ministries

The spiritual insights and motivation that led your congregation to welcome LGBTQ people can also help you expand your ministries in intersectional ways. After all, there are many ways in which we are called to improve our own communities and our world. CLGS has a resource, An Expansive Welcome, designed to spark conversations in congregations […]

52 Ways #12: Address LGBTQ Health Disparities and Hold a Health Fair!

This week – after we have observed National LGBTQ Health Awareness Week (18-22 March 2024) and look forward to celebrating International Transgender Day of Visibility (on 31 March 2024) – now is a good time to consider focusing your attention on LGBTQ health disparities and consider holding a health fair! LGBTQ people experience a number […]

Healthcare Chaplaincy and the Transgender Community

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Click here to view a video recording of this online CLGS Event! In this interactive webinar designed for chaplains, CPE students, and anyone with an interest in providing quality care to transgender and nonbinary people in healthcare settings we explore the added stressors that trans people face in healthcare settings, and how the chaplain encounter can […]

UPDATED LGBTQ+ Latinx Health Guide on HIV/AIDS for Faith Communities: In English & Spanish!

LGBTQ+ Latinx Health Guide on HIV/AIDS for Faith Communities A New Bilingual Resource from The CLGS Latinx Roundtable | Fe, Familia, Igualdad This guide, the newest resource created by the CLGS Latinx Roundtable, includes information on HIV/AIDS and how it has an impact on Latinx persons, families, and faith communities. In addition, this resource – […]

Spiritual Care in LGBTQ Deserts: A CLGS Lavender Lunch with Jude Johnson

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Click here to view a video recording of this CLGS Lavender Lunch! In this CLGS Lavender Lunch, Jude Johnson shares their experience of providing spiritual care for LGBTQ Veterans of the VA medical system in the Inland Empire of California. The desert cities in Southern California pose unique challenges in seeking support for LGBTQ individuals […]