Open Letter to Religious Leaders on Sexual and Gender Diversity

OpenLetterDiversityMore than 40 years ago, the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches was formed to provide a religious home for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons. More than 30 years ago, the United Church of Christ became the first mainline Protestant denomination to ordain an openly gay minister. Today, in denominations and congregations across the country, LGBT people continue to look to their faith communities to be beacons of justice and safe havens from societal discrimination. The Open Letter to Religious Leaders on Sexual and Gender Diversity calls for a world that welcomes, affirms and fully includes lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

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