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.


Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry, Pacific School of Religion.

Human Rights Campaign Religion and Faith Program.

Institute for Judaism and Sexual Orientation, Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion.

Institute for Welcoming Resources, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force.

Jewish Mosaic – The National Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity.


MCC Resources, Metropolitan Community Church.

National Black Justice Coalition.

National Center for Lesbian Rights.

Other Sheep: Multicultural Ministries with Sexual Minorities.

Otras Ovejas: Ministerios Multiculturales con Minorias Sexuales.

Religious Institute.


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.


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.