February 2017 archive

What a difference a day makes

Last Tuesday, on the eve of the General Synod debate on marriage and same sex relationships, I was heading for the launch of OneBodyOneFaith (a merger of the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement and Changing Attitude) when I saw this slogan on a poster on the Underground: Take me as I am, or watch me …

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Be welcome at this table – a liturgy for LGBT History Month

February is LGBT History Month in the UK – an annual festival to celebrate the lives and achievements of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people past and present. The Open Table community at St Bride’s Church in Liverpool, which my husband and I host, is honouring the occasion in its gatherings this month. LGBT History Month began …

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Permanent link to this article: https://abravefaith.com/2017/02/15/be-welcome-at-this-table-a-liturgy-for-lgbt-history-month/

Being the change I wanted to see as an LGBT+ role model

Yesterday afternoon I visited a secondary school to discuss what more they could do to support their LGBT+ students. Last night I dreamed I travelled back in time and saw myself as a teenager. My younger self recognised me, approached and gave me a hug. I may have been watching too much science fiction lately, …

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