LGBTQ Seniors

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52 Ways #8: Welcome and Support LGBTQ Seniors

Seniors are important members of our faith communities, attending services, volunteering, contributing to committees and much more. There are also many ways our congregations support older adults in need—visiting those who are shut-in or in nursing homes, offering social gatherings and support groups, providing meals and more. The Diverse Elders Coalition notes that there are […]

Queer Autobiography: We Were Gender Fluid Before We Even Knew What It Was: An Online CLGS Lavender Lunch with Dwayne Ratleff and William Martin

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Click here for a video recording of this CLGS Lavender Lunch! In this online CLGS Lavender Lunch authors Dwayne Ratleff and William Martin read from their autobiographical novels Dancing To The Lyrics and The Runaway Bus. In addition, these seasoned authors reflect upon – and dialogue about – the importance of sharing stories from their […]

Pastoral Care & LGBT Seniors

LGBTQ Seniors

With a generous grant from the San Francisco FAITHS Program, CLGS began an outreach in 2013 to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) seniors in residential care in the Bay Area. The program offers pastoral care and chaplaincy visits to seniors who are residing in group facilities or are shut-ins. LGBT seniors face some particular […]