Do you feel some urgency to (finally) study human sexuality, since our church may split over the issue?

We applaud your interest! Thank you for stopping by our site and seeking some study resources. We've prepared a page just for you, right here!

We have to say, however, that if you really want to understand where your United Methodist LGBTQ siblings are coming from, you might consider the term "urgent" from our point of view. A very good explanation of this came recently from an ally, the Rev. Dr. Tiffany Steinwert, who was asked by the United Methodist Publishing House to write (quickly!) for a new resource for those who are feeling the urgency mentioned above.

Her response to the UMPH appears on the Love Prevails web site. Here's a sample:

"...why is there such a rush on this publication? A two week turn around suggests either no one has agreed to contribute and the publishing house is scrambling for contributions or the publishing house does not consider this an endeavor worth putting in sufficient time, thought, and planning to create. Quite frankly, it appears as though the subject matter and the people’s lives at stake do not really matter to the denomination. ...

  • Day of Silence
    The Day of Silence, a project of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) in collaboration with the United States Student Association (USSA), is a student-led day of action.
  • Drug Rehab: Substance use disorders have a greater effect on LGBTQ+ people than on the heterosexual population. This organization recognizes the importance of specific LGBTQ principles and faith issues.
  • UUA LGBTQ Concerns
  • Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays, PFLAG National Office, 1828 L Street, NW, Suite 660, Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 467-8180
  • Whosoever Magazine: An Online Magazine for L/G/B/T Christians. Whosoever is an online magazine dedicated to the spiritual growth of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered Christians. Whosoever seeks to dispel the myths and outright lies spread shamelessly by Christian extremists who seek to keep gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgendered people from God's realm. Whosoever's mission is to reach gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgendered people around the world and tell them the Good News of God's unconditional love for all people, as shown through the ministry of Jesus Christ.
  • Shower of Stoles Project : The Shower of Stoles is a collection of hundreds of liturgical stoles from gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people of faith from all over North America, from Canada to Cuba, Alaska to Hawaii.
  • Religious Tolerance Web Site on Homosexuality. Various religious, scientific, and secular groups on the fundamental nature of homosexuality


This page contains links to a variety of web sites. Not all links go to organizations supportive of Affirmation's values. We radically reclaim the compassionate and transforming gospel of Jesus Christ and affirm a Gospel of respect, love, justice and mercy for all.


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