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The following links may be of interest to readers; please note that I am being very selective as to what I include here, because I don’t want to end up with a very long, and consequently rather off-putting list, that nobody wants to trawl through.
We are an open network of Evangelical Christians who believe the time has come to move towards the acceptance of faithful, loving same-sex partnerships at every level of church life, and the development of a positive Christian ethic for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
Courage is a UK-based, not for profit, evangelical Christian ministry, founded in 1988 for gay and lesbian Christians who are seeking a safe place of friendship in which to reconcile their faith and sexuality and grow towards Christian maturity
The Evangelical Fellowship for Lesbian and Gay Christians (EFLGC), formed in 1979, is a group of women and men, most of whom are lesbian, gay or bisexual and come from an evangelical Christian background.
Ekklesia is a think tank and news service bringing theology and Christian news into politics and public life.
Gay Christian Network (founder & director, Justin Lee)
The Gay Christian Network is a nonprofit ministry serving Christians who happen to be lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, and those who care about them. Gay Christian Network's Channel on You Tube
Grace Rivers (founder John Smid)
Grace Rivers is a ministry with the gay community that reveals the message of an authentic relationship with Jesus Christ and genuine community with His followers - because every person deserves to know that Jesus loves them. We have learned that honesty and authenticity are the vehicles to see the fruit of the Spirit flourish in our lives.
Love is an Orientation (Andrew Marin's blog)
Andrew Marin (@Andrew_Marin and www.facebook.com/Marin.Andrew) is the President and Founder of The Marin Foundation (www.themarinfoundation.org), a non-profit organization that works to build bridges between the LGBT community and the Church through biblical and social education, scientific research and diverse community gatherings. Their unique approach strategically partners with both religious and LGBT organizations to make a sustainable difference in today’s religious and secular cultures. The Marin Foundation is also conducting the largest national scientific research study ever done in the LGBT community regarding spirituality and religion.
Created by Peterson Toscano & Christine Bakke, Beyond Ex-Gay is an on-line community and resource for those who have survived ex-gay experiences. So often healing comes through community and through sharing our stories and experiences with each other.
The Revd Ruairidh Macrae formed a new Courage group meeting in Glasgow, early in 2007, then under the name "Disciple Scotland". This website for Courage Scotland gives further information about what is happening.
Ruraidh can be e-mailed at [email protected]
Evangelicals Concerned (based in New York)
Founded by Dr Ralph Blair in 1975, EC is a national network (in the USA) of Evangelical Christians who are gay or lesbian and their friends. Many useful and encouraging articles may be found here by Dr Ralph Blair.
Friends and Families of Lesbians and Gays (FFLAG)
FFLAG is an organisation of parents of lesbian daughters and gay sons which seeks to promote the well-being of lesbian, gay and bisexual peopoe, their families and friends by:
FFLAG supports families and works constructively to combat prejudice and discrimination and help to create a society that is respectful of human diversity.
This organisation is an Anglican network of individuals and organisations that have signed up to Inclusive Church’s Declaration of Belief – that the Church’s mission is to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ in every generation – Good News for all people, regardless of their sex, race or sexual orientation.
Lesbian & Gay Christian Movement
The Lesbian & Gay Christian Movement encourages fellowship and support among lesbian and gay Christians and helps the Church examine its understanding of human sexuality through local and denominational groups and conferences.
Living It Out
Living It Out is a survival guide, an all-you-need-to-know – written by the experts: LGB Christians, their families, friends and allies. We are living proof that it is possible to be a Christian and engage with LGB issues without falling apart.
Network of Baptists affirming Lesbian & Gay Christians
As Christians and members of the Baptist denomination, we believe we should engage with the debate in the churches concerning the moral choices about sexual relations faced by Christians today. We believe that we are all called by Christ to relationships which mirror his own, and are characterised, not by selfishness, jealousy or loveless sensuality, but by loyalty, commitment, trust, responsibility and self-giving love. The Network of Baptists affirming Lesbian & Gay Christians seeks:
Two:23 is a network of Christians, connected by LGBT issues, who have discovered that God loves us just as we are. This realisation frees us to unashamedly include and encourage all to discover the love of God for themselves, pursue the call of Christ and live in a way that cherishes others just as God cherishes us. The team who run this are mostly members of Courage and Two:23 is the new ministry for the 21st Century - born out of Courage.