Social Action Resources Related to LGBTQ Justice

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Bisexuality: Take Action

The harmful effects of discrimination, marginalization, and invisibility on bisexual+ people are clear. This is why faith communities must lead the way in welcoming and celebrating the gifts of bisexuality. It’s important for people of faith to challenge bi-erasure and biphobia in the public arena, taking stances for justice and social action because of their […]

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Make Your Faith Community Bisexually Healthy

A bisexually healthy congregation is one where people who identify as bisexual or have bisexual behaviors or attractions hear and see their experiences, concerns, and gifts reflected. Efforts to counter biphobia and bisexual invisibility are apparent in congregational life. Here are some ideas about how to do that. Religious professionals can seek opportunities to educate […]

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Social Action Resources on Transgender Justice

NEXT STEPS FOR FAITH COMMUNITIES Praying for transgender justice is a great first step for faith communities. Actually manifesting a world in which transgender people are able to live and flourish in all aspects of life obviously requires more than prayer, however, and people of all faiths and no faiths are needed in the struggle. […]

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Social Media Calls to Action

Gilead Sabbath ›› Social Action Resources ›› Social Media Calls to Action You’ll find here practical ways that your community can stand with LGBTQ people in the U.S. and across the globe that can be easily shared on social media. Click on any of the below images to download them here, and share them with your community using the hashtag #GileadSabbath. This is a […]

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Global LGBTQ Justice Organizations & Initiatives

Throughout the world and in the U.S., there are many different groups of activists and organizers working to secure the rights, health, and security of LGBTQ people globally. Here is a non-exhaustive list of Global LGBTQ Jorganizations. Take some time to learn more about these organizations and consider how your community might support the work […]

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Location-Specific LGBTQ Organizations

Gilead Sabbath ›› Social Action Resources ›› Location-Specific LGBTQ Organizations Location-Specific LGBTQ Organizations Across the globe, there are many different groups of activists and organizers working to secure the rights, health, and security of LGBTQ people within a specific geographic context. Here is a non-exhaustive list of those location-specific LGBTQ organizations. Take some time to learn more about these organizations and […]

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Advocate for Global LGBTQ Justice

Gilead Sabbath ›› Social Action Resources ›› Advocate for Global LGBTQ Justice How Your Community Can Advocate With the help of our Gilead Sabbath Advisory Committee, we have developed a number of ways your community can be involved in advocating around the violence, discrimination, and persecution of LGBTQ people in the United States and across the globe. Click the links below […]

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Five Steps to LGBTQ Advocacy & Outreach

STEP 1: STAY CURRENT Effective advocacy begins with a solid grounding in the issues. Public policy debates, pending legislation and court decisions, and denominational action on LGBT concerns all provide excellent fodder for sermons, congregational forums and public outreach. Following is a list of e-newsletters available from faith-based and secular organizations on the front lines […]

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10 Ways to Go Beyond Welcoming and Affirming

Being a welcoming and affirming congregations requires going beyond publicly proclaiming that “all are welcome.” If lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ) people enter your faith community, will they actually experience welcome? Many congregations that profess to welcoming LGBTQ people don’t talk much about LGBTQ issues or aren’t prepared to address the needs of […]

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10 Ways to Serve Transgender Congregants

Add a nondiscrimination clause to the congregation’s bylaws and hiring policies protecting gender identity and gender expression. Learn the language of gender identity and transgenderism. “Transgender” and “transsexual” are not synonymous, and terms such as “transvestite” and “hermaphrodite” are no longer in favor and may be offensive to some. The definitions provided in this guide […]

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