African American Roundtable Resources

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One More Mountain to Climb: The Past, Present, and Future of LGBT Faith Leaders of African Descent

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Click here to view a video recording of this CLGS African American Roundtable Event! In this latest offering from the CLGS African American Roundtable, pioneers Wilhelmina Perry and Ronald Moore, co-founders of the LGBT Faith Leaders of African Descent share their experience of forming the organization, with a focus on the particular issues they have […]

Sal, Luz, y Azúcar: Africana Queer Christopoetics of Matthew 5 in Afrocubanidad with Rev. Dr. Eric A. Thomas. A CLGS Queer & Latinx Faith Conversation


Click here to view a video recording of this CLGS event! In this CLGS Queer & Latinx Faith Conversation Rev. Dr. Eric Thomas a queer Afro-Latinx imagines a decolonial vision for Jesus’ instruction to be(come) salt, light, and sugar in The Gospel of Matthew’s Sermon on the Mount. Reverend Dr. Eric A. Thomas is a scholar, […]

Umoja: A Curriculum for African American Christian Faith Communities

The Umoja Project is designed to facilitate safe, non-threatening dialogue about the diversity of human sexuality and the tension that sometimes exists within African-American faith communities in relation to LGBT individuals. Film and group discussion will help all participants (regardless of their position on this topic) explore the social and emotional impact of the exclusion those who want to be a part of the church community, but do not feel welcomed.

52 Ways #31: Recognize the Discrimination that LGBTQ People Face

Did you know that half of LGBTQ people in this country live in states where there are no protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity? Many people think such discrimination is already illegal, but only 21 states and the District of Columbia ban discrimination in employment and housing; one other state, Wisconsin, […]