A Letter to the Church from a Sister in Christ

To:   My Brothers and Sisters in the PC (USA) After returning from my attendance at the WMC-09, I feel compelled to share this letter with you.  Although spending those three days with over 600 people who shared a love for mission and a love for sharing God’s good news was a real mountain top experience for me, […]

Help End Legalized Discrimination Now!

Did you know that in most states there is no law against getting fired simply on the basis of one’s sexual orientation or gender identity?   Supporters of an inclusive Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) are pushing for a vote in Congress this week, believing that now is the time to put an end to this injustice. […]

Scholarship and Mentorship Program

This summer, the Human Rights Campaign  and the Carpenter Program in Religion, Gender, and Sexuality at Vanderbilt Divinity School will co-host a week-long intensive seminar/workshop on LGBTQI issues and religion aimed at seminary students interested in working on these issues as activists and/or as academics.  Students whose seminaries do not offer particularly rich resources in this […]

The 2010 Census

At the request of our friends at the Human Rights Campaign, we encourage you and your congregation to partner with the U.S. Census Bureau to help achieve a complete and accurate count of every U.S. resident in the 2010 Census. Conducted every 10 years, the census describes who we are as a nation. It guides […]