What the Bible Says and Doesn’t Say About Homosexuality — A PDF version of a presentation by the Reverend Dr. Mel White digging deep into the texts and contexts of the biblical texts frequently cited to justify discrimination against LGBTQ+ people. Turns out there’s more to them than meets the eye.
LGBTQ in the Church — “To our lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender brothers, sisters and siblings: “The Episcopal Church welcomes you!” — link to our denominational LGBTQ page on The Episcopal Church website.
Claiming the Blessing — Convened in 2002 to help move the Episcopal Church forward on the full inclusion of all the baptized in all the sacraments the Claiming the Blessing website is a great resource for the history of the movement for LGBTQ+ equality in the Episcopal Church.
History of LGBTQ+ Affirming Legislation in the Episcopal Church — Decisions for the Episcopal Church are made for the whole church by our General Convention, which meets every three years. This history of how the church has moved forward legislatively covers 1976- 2018.
FAQs About Jesus, the Bible & LGBTQ People — A FAQ sheet originally prepared for outreach at PRIDE events by Susan Russell an All Saints Pasadena staff member.
Voices of Witness: Out of the Box — The 2012 groundbreaking documentary giving voice to the witness of transgender people of faith courageously telling their stories of hope, healing and wholeness.
WIDER COMUNITY RESOURCES
LGBTQ Center OC - Their mission is to advocate on behalf of the Orange County Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer/Questioning communities and provide services that ensure its well-being and positive identity.