Resources: Lesbians & Gay Men

Quick Reads

Ayers, Rev. Chris. "Homosexuality: It’s Not a Sin — The Christian Education of a Baptist Minister," April 19, 2004.

Glaser, Rev. Chris. “The Bible and Homosexuality: A Christian View,” Human Rights Campaign.

Jung, Patricia Beattie. “Heterosexism: An Introduction,” rev. 2007, Integrity.

Lesser, Rabbi Joshua. “Gay Judaism and the Struggle for Inclusion,” Jewish Mosaic.

Michaelson, Jay. “How Can You be Gay and Jewish?” from Zeek: A Jewish Journal of Thought and Culture, September 1, 2004.

National Black Justice Coalition. The Power of Us: A Visual Public Awareness Campaign.

Piazza, Rev. Michael. "Homosexualidad y Cristianismo," La Catedral de la Esperanza.

Bookmarks

Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry, Pacific School of Religion. http://www.clgs.org

Human Rights Campaign Religion and Faith Program. http://www.hrc.org/issues/religion.asp

Institute for Judaism and Sexual Orientation, Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion. http://www.huc.edu/ijso/

Institute for Welcoming Resources, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. http://www.welcomingresources.org/

Jewish Mosaic – The National Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity. http://www.jewishmosaic.org/

Keshet.  http://www.keshetonline.org/

MCC Resources, Metropolitan Community Church.  www.mccchurch.org/

National Black Justice Coalition. www.nbjc.org

National Center for Lesbian Rights. www.nclrights.org

Other Sheep: Multicultural Ministries with Sexual Minorities. http://www.othersheep.org/

Otras Ovejas: Ministerios Multiculturales con Minorias Sexuales. http://www.otrasovejas.org/

Religious Institute. www.religiousinstitute.org/lgbt

Downloads

Clapp, Rev. Steve. Silent and Undecided Friends: Motivating Greater LGBT Rights Advocacy Among Clergy and Congregations. Fort Wayne, IN: Christian Community and LifeQuest, 2008.

Glaser, Rev. Chris. For the Bible Tells Me So: A Study Guide and Advocacy Training Curriculum. Human Rights Campaign.

Hall, Gary R. and Ruth A. Meyers, eds. Christian Holiness and Human Sexuality: A Study Guide for Episcopalians. Evanston, IL: Chicago Consultation, 2009.

Palmer, Timothy and Rev. Debra W. Haffner. A Time to Seek: Study Guide on Sexual and Gender Diversity. Norwalk, CT: Religious Institute, 2007. 

Wink, Rev. Dr. Walter. Homosexuality and the Bible. Soulforce.

References

Cook, Ann Thompson. And God Loves Each One: A Resource for Dialogue About Sexual Orientation. Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton United Methodist Church, 2003-2004.

Greenberg, Steven. Wrestling with God and Men: Homosexuality in the Jewish Tradition. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2004.

Griffin, Horace. Their Own Receive Them Not: African American Lesbians and Gays in Black Churches. Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2006.

Guest, Deryn, Robert E. Goss, Mona West and Thomas Bohache, eds. The Queer Bible Commentary. London: SCM Press, 2006.

Kundtz, David J. and Bernard S. Schlager. Ministry Among God’s Queer Folk: LGBT Pastoral Care. Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2008.

Rogers, Jack. Jesus, the Bible and Homosexuality: Explode the Myths, Heal the Church. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2006.

Shneer, David and Caryn Aviv, eds. Queer Jews. London: Taylor & Francis, 2002.