LGBTQ Community

Advocating for equal rights and privileges for ALL people.

General Conference: Council of Bishops Put forth a Proposal on LGBTQ Inclusion

On Wednesday, May 18, 2016 the Council of Bishops (COB) made a historic step by putting forth a proposal at General Conference that represents a significant step forward and an institutional shift in the direction of inclusion and equality for people of

Adam Hamilton – 5 Things the General Conference Could Do Regarding Same Gender Marriage – Part 2

The following is the second part of Rev. Adam Hamilton’s 3 part blog on the subject of same-sex marriage and what our United Methodist General Conference could do to move the church forward to becoming a more inclusive loving community. Read On…

Call on Missouri Lawmakers to Do the Right Thing

Republicans in the Missouri legislature are now pushing one of their misplaced priorities, a constitutional amendment that if passed by voters will enshrine discrimination against gays and lesbians into the very document that exists to protect those rights. Missouri Republicans presented SJR

New York Conference BOOM Formally Welcomes LGBTQI Candidates for Ministry

An article recently published by the UM New York Conference is being shared here for the benefit of those interested in keeping abreast of the actions being taken elsewhere in the country to recognize equality and promote respect for members of the

Democratic Missouri Lawmakers Push for LGBT Protection in 2016

St. Louis Public Radio Statehouse reporter, Marshall Griffen reported today that Democrats in the Missouri House and Senate have unveiled their agenda for this year’s legislative session, and it includes several items Republican leaders have no intention of moving forward. Those items