San Francisco is to build affordable housing for queer senior citizens, a first for the city. The housing comes as a result of a partnership between the Mayor’s Office of Housing, Openhouse, a nonprofit LGBT organization, and Mercy Housing. On 23 March, the city celebrated the grand opening of their first LGBTI-welcoming senior apartments. More @ Gay Star … More San Francisco will open first affordable housing for senior citizens
Pride In London will air its first ever TV adverts on Channel 4 this summer for a trailblazing new campaign. As part of a special partnership between the two organizations, the short films will focus on once-homophobic relatives of LGBTIs, voicing their regret over the loss of their relationship. They will air to coincide with the festival, taking … More WATCH: Pride In London’s first-ever TV ads are sure to make you cry
Read this Sermon preached at the 2017 Pride Evensong of Grace Cathedral of San Francisco, CA by The Rev. Thomas C. Jackson, President of Oasis California, the LGBTQ Ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of California, and Vicar of St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church. Fr. Tom also serves as the Episcopal Chaplain at Stanford Hospital. “The theology of evangelical or conservative ‘Christianity’ is … More Resist with pride: a call to the Jesus Movement
The Monitor’s View: One of Africa’s worst conflicts may have finally ended through a rare type of diplomacy — prayer. Religious leaders have achieved a truce between rebel groups in the Central African Republic through a ‘spiritually inspired’ method. Full story.
The Nation reports: “The Rev. William Barber II announced last week that he will step down as president of the North Carolina NAACP and lead a new national initiative that aims to end poverty and begin what Barber calls “a national moral revival.” This new Poor People’s Campaign will pick up where the Rev. Martin Luther … More The Rev. William Barber Is Bringing MLK’s Poor People’s Campaign Back to Life
June 11 is TEN’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Sunday. We ask that you take time this Sunday to commit some of your service time to HIV/AIDS Awareness. The following statement by Filomeno Fiel, our HIV/AIDS Ministry Coordinator, goes into more details regarding the focus of this year’s goals. So, as you plan for HIV/AIDS Awareness Sunday, please … More TEN Hiv-Aids Awareness Sunday June 11
Join Episcopalians from across the Bay Area as we march with United in Spirit at the San Francisco Pride Parade. It is one of the largest and most colorful events in San Francisco, and the celebration on June 25 promises to be no exception. The United in Spirit parade contingent is a volunteer-coordinated ecumenical coalition … More Join us at SF Pride Sunday June 25!!
Historic move hailed by gay rights activists could result in sanctions from 80 million-strong global Anglican Communion Scottish Anglicans have voted overwhelmingly in favour of allowing same-sex couples to marry in church. The historic move sets the church on a potential collision course with the global Anglican communion and risks fracture within its own ranks. … More Scottish Episcopal church votes to allow same-sex weddings
On Thursday, June 15, the Diocese of California will host a Pride Evensong at Grace Cathedral, beginning at 5:15 p.m. Just following the Evensong, hear the Rev. Kenneth Schmidt (rector at All Saints, San Francisco), the Rev. Vicki Gray (deacon at Christ the Lord, Pinole), Ron Johnson (long time parishioner at Grace Cathedral, San Francisco), … More Pride Evensong and History of Ministry for LGBTQ+ Community Panel @ June 15 at 5:15 PM
Saturday & Sunday June 24-25, 2017 Rita Goldberger will be coordinating United in Spirit’s LGBT affirming religious info booth at the San Francisco Pride Festival, Saturday and Sunday, June 24-25, 2017. LGBT affirming churches, synagogues, and other religious groups in the Bay Area are invited to participate. WHAT HAPPENS AT THE BOOTH? We will be spreading … More Join in the Rainbow Chapel & Religious Info Booth @ SF Pride Festival