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52 Ways #24: Celebrate Juneteenth!

On 19 June 1865 Union General Gordon Granger proclaimed in Galveston, Texas, the federal government’s decree that all previously-enslaved people in Texas were free; this proclamation was read over two and a half years after the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation, which had been signed by President Abraham Lincoln on 1 January 1863. It is […]

Hineini! | Here I Am!: Jewish Liturgy Old and New in Celebration of LGBTQ Pride | A CLGS Jewish Queeries Series Event

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Click here to view a video recording of this CLGS Jewish Queries Series event! “Hear the gay shouts of liberation in the tents of the just!” (Psalm 118:15). Reciting the festival liturgy on Pride Shabbat was an important innovation at Congregation Beth Simchat Torah in New York, founded in 1973; so was this early gay-inclusive new […]

Queer and Catholic: Making Sense of Recent (and Confusing) Catholic Statements on LGBTQ Issues

Click above video link to view a recording of this webinar! LGBTQ-RAN, DignityUSA, and the CLGS Catholic Roundtable co-sponsored this webinar which features an exploration of recent (and confusing!) statements by Roman Catholic leaders on homosexuality, Transgender persons, and same-sex relationships.  While, on the one hand, Pope Francis has made some positive statements regarding queer […]

Mi Dor L’Dor: Queer Jews Across The Generations | A CLGS Jewish Queeries Series Event

Click here for a video recording of this CLGS Jewish Queries Series! As the first generation of openly queer Jews becomes our elders, younger queer Jews are continuing the labor of organizing, advocating and building lives and community. This panel of clergy represents three generations who reflect together on the challenges and changes that have shaped […]

52 Ways #18: Expand Pronoun Options

Some people use non-gendered pronouns to identify themselves because it better reflects who they are than “he” or “she.” You can make it clear that your congregation welcomes them by creating space to name our own pronouns. And—because we respect the grammar lovers among us—let us assure you that these are perfectly acceptable in English […]

God of the Intersections: Latinx Perspectives on Ministry with Rhina Ramos, Yadi Martínez-Reyna, and RJ Robles | An Online CLGS Queer & Latinx Faith Conversation

Click here to view a video recording of this CLGS Queer & Latinx Faith Conversation! In this online CLGS Queer & Latinx Faith Conversation, sponsored by The CLGS Latinx Roundtable | Fe, Familia, Igualdad, Revs. Rhina Ramos, Yadi Martínez-Reyna, and RJ Robles led us in a conversation in which we explored a borderless, genderless God, a God of vastness […]