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LGBTQ Content on Christian Feminism Today

Here you’ll find links to Christian Feminism Today content dealing with LGBTQ issues and/or written by people who advocate for LGBTQ acceptance and welcome within Christianity.

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There Is More than One Christian View on Homosexuality
by Letha Dawson Scanzoni

Christian Feminism and LGBT Advocacy: Let’s Move Away from Slippery Slope Thinking
by Letha Dawson Scanzoni

Bathroom Legislation: Unconstitutionality Is Only Part of the Story
By Julia K. Stronks

The Supreme Court and Same-Sex Marriage: Part 1 of a Three-Part Series
by Julia K. Stronks

The Civil Rights Challenge of the Coming Decade: RFRAs, Wedding Cake, and Faith
Part 2 of a Three-Part Series
by Julia K. Stronks

After the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage: A Long Road Ahead|
Part 3 of a Three-Part Series
by Julia K. Stronks

Coming Back from Coming Out
by Angie Best

An Introduction to Nancy L. Wilson
by Virginia Ramey Mollenkott

Come to the Table
by Rev. Elder Nancy Wilson

A Christian University, a Transgender Professor, and Employment Justice:  
Conflict in the Law 
by Julia Stronks

“Grandma, I’ll Go to Hell with You”
by Louise Davis

Justice, Love, and Compassion On Trial–Why I Took Part in a Protest Demonstration
by L. Victoria Peterson

Our Marriage Was Taken from Us
by Rev. Marie M. Fortune

The Life and Ministry of Nancy A. Hardesty
by Letha Dawson Scanzoni

My Advice to Newly-Minted Feminists/Womanists/Mujeristas
by Virginia Ramey Mollenkott 

Feminism and Evangelicalism
by Virginia Ramey Mollenkott

Is There Healing for the Church’s “Mother Wound”?
by Susan Cottrell

The “She” in My Pocket
by Marg Herder


Blog Posts:

Reta’s Reflections Bible Study – Hermeneutics Series (Looks at hermeneutics through the lens of LGBTQ biblical issues)
Click here for the series index.

Posts inspired by the 2016 Gay Christian Network Conference on Where She Is:
Introduction to the #GCNConf Series
Introduction to weconnect Featured Speaker Emmy Kegler
Interview with weconnect Featured Speaker Emmy Kegler
First Timer Reflections – Rev. Jann Aldredge-Clanton, PhD
First Timer Reflections – Sam Koster
First Timer Reflections – Bastian Bauman
First Timer Reflections – Kirsti Reeve

Posts inspired by the 2015 Gay Christian Network Conference on Where She Is by Marg Herder:
Introduction to the #GCNConf Series
Introduction to weconnect Featured Speaker Wendy Gritter
Interview with weconnect Featured Speaker Wendy Gritter
An Opportunity to Practice Grace and Love (guest post by Criselda Marquez)
Trauma and the LGBTQ Christian
Our Job Starts and Stops with Loving Each Other
Together At the Table: Inclusive Communion and Intimate Conversations (guest post by Erica Lea)
The Words of the LGBTQ Christian Experience
Precious God, Forgive Them, Because They KNOW What They’re Doing
Dios Precioso, Perdónalos, Porque Ellos SABEN lo que Están Haciendo
The Gay Christian Network Conference: The Kingdom of God Unfolding (guest post by Marcy Bain)

Posts inspired by the Oriented to Love dialog on Where She Is by Marg Herder:
Introduction to the Series
Of the Mystery and Miracles
Questions and Consequences
All these Words
What Am I Really Afraid Of?
The Huge Knot of Misunderstanding

2014 Gay Christian Network Conference and weconnect Women’s Retreat Coverage
And There Was Singing (Sunday)
Rachel Held Evans’ Presentation Summary (Saturday)
We are Broken (Friday)
There Will be Some Tears (Thursday)
weconnect – Introduction to GCN Board Chairperson Susan Shopland
weconnect – Interview with Susan Shopland, Part 1
weconnect – Interview with Susan Shopland, Part 2
weconnect – Introduction to Featured Speaker Reverend Audrey Connor
weconnect – Interview with Audrey Connor, Part 1
weconnect – Interview with Audrey Connor, Part 2
weconnect – Interview with Audrey Connor, Part 3

Backlash Against What?: RFRAs and Bathroom Bills

World Vision: Treating Gay Christians with “Dignity and Respect”? by Criselda Marquez

Fred Phelps is Dead, And I’m Glad for Him by Marg Herder

Equality as a Multiple Choice Test by Marg Herder

The God We Serve: Adam Ackley, Azusa Pacific University, and EEWC by Marg Herder

James Alison’s Presentation at Wild Goose by Marg Herder

To Revere the Image of God in Every Person by Virgina Ramey Mollenkott

Queer Creation Synchroblog by Marg Herder

Truth With a Capital T and Most Christians by Marg Herder

A Message to the Boy Scouts
by Letha Dawson Scanzoni, Kendra Weddle Irons, and Melanie Springer Mock

Forgiveness and Boundaries by Marg Herder

Book Reviews:

Queer Virtue: What LGBTQ People Know About Life and Love and How It Can Revitalize Christianity
by Rev. Elizabeth M. Edman

Confronting Religious Denial of Gay Marriage: Christian Humanism and the Moral Imagination
by Catherine M. Wallace

Rescuing Jesus: How People of Color, Women and Queer Christians Are Reclaiming Evangelicalism by Deborah Jian Lee

True Colors: Celebrating the Truth and Beauty of the Real You
by Susan Cottrell

by Virginia Ramey Mollenkott

The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert: An English Professor’s Journey into Christian Faith
by Rosaria Champagne Butterfield

God and the Gay Christian
by Matthew Vines

Does Jesus Really Love Me
by Jeff Chu

Bible, Gender, Sexuality: Reframing the Church’s Debate on Same-Sex Relationships
by James V. Brownson

A Time to Embrace: Same-Sex Relationships in Religion, Law, and Politics
by William Stacy Johnson

Unfinished Lives: Reviving the Memories of LGBTQ Hate Crimes Victims
by Stephen V. Sprinkle

Love Is an Orientation: Elevating the Conversation with the Gay Community
by Andrew Marin (with a Foreword by Brian McLaren)

Bulletproof Faith: A Spiritual Survival Guide for Gay and Lesbian Christians
by Candace Chellow-Hodge

“Mom, I’m Gay”: Loving Your LGBTQ Child without Sacrificing Your Faith
by Susan Cottrell

The Trans-Evangelist: The Life and Times of a Transgender Pentecostal Preacher
by Sister Paula Nielsen

Bethlehem Road
by Nancy Crowe

Silent Lives: How High a Price?
by Sara L. Boesser

What God Has Joined Together? A Christian Case for Gay Marriage
by David G. Myers & Letha Dawson Scanzoni

Fruitful Embraces: Sexuality, Love, and Justice
by Evelyn Eaton Whitehead and James D. Whitehead

Slouching Toward Gaytheism: Christianity and Queer Survival in America
by W. C. Harris

Fruitful Embraces: Sexuality, Love, and Justice
by Evelyn Eaton Whitehead and James D. Whitehead

Sex Differences in Christian Theology: Male, Female, and Intersex in the Image of God
by Megan K. DeFranza

Oriented to Faith: Transforming the Conflict over Gay Relationships
by Tim Otto