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June 25, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Washington] This blog is part of a series from the Episcopal Diocese of Washington on LGBT and faith topics in honor of LGBT Pride Month.

There was this book that was going to be written, but never became reality. The reality became a life, and that life is mine....

June 19, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Washington] This blog is part of a series from the Episcopal Diocese of Washington on LGBT and faith topics in honor of LGBT Pride Month.

With a mixture of relief and deep joy, parishioners from St. George’s Episcopal Church in Glenn Dale gathered in our sanctuary...

June 11, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Washington] This blog is the first in a series from the Episcopal Diocese of Washington on LGBT and faith topics in honor of LGBT Pride Month.

I was recently talking to a friend about summer plans, now that June is upon us. He asked if my church would be marching in...

May 17, 2013

By: Bronwyn

As a child of the 60’s who spent time as a teenager campaigning to gain passage of the Equal Rights Amendment, I was more than thrilled this week as my residential home state of Minnesota legislated marriage equality.

I am painfully aware of the theological and faithful differences of...

April 19, 2013

[Diocese of Los Angeles] Music composers ages 18 – 25 are invited to compete for a cash prize for an original choral anthem in honor of National LGBT Coming Out Day. The $1,000 prize will be awarded by the Bishop W. Bertrand Stevens Foundation, whose purpose is to strengthen the connection...

January 19, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island] A statement by Bishop Knisely, sent this morning to all active Episcopal clergy in Rhode Island, with a cover letter that reiterates:

“As your Bishop I respect and honor your right to disagree with me. A key part of what it means to be a member of the...

November 26, 2012

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The Episcopal Church’s liturgical rite for blessing same-sex relationships, authorized by General Convention for use in the Episcopal Church beginning the first Sunday in Advent, December 2, is now available online free of charge.

The rite and...

October 10, 2012

I had heard that General Convention was difficult – if not impossible – to describe to someone who had not attended. I never realized how true that was until I attended a General Convention for myself.

Being at General Convention 2012 with the Young Adult Festival was one of the most...

June 28, 2012

[Religion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams criticized some Christians for feeling so “embarrassed and ashamed and disgusted” over homosexuality that they seem unwelcoming to outsiders and convey a lack of understanding.

Addressing a group of Christian teenagers at...

March 12, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] La Comisión Permanente sobre Liturgia y Música (SCLM, por su sigla en inglés) de la Iglesia Episcopal ha dado a conocer fragmentos de su informe: “Yo te bendeciré y tú serás una bendición: materiales para la bendición de personas del mismo sexo”, que incluye el texto...

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