LGBT concerns


Event production

Useful links

Links of interest

This page contains links to sites that might be of interest to our visitors.

Faith community open and affirming organizations:

United Methodist Church Reconciling Congregation Program
Gay, Lesbian, and Affirming Disciples Alliance (Disciples of Christ)
Rainbow Baptists
Association of Welcoming and Affirming Baptists
More Light Presbyterians
That All May Freely Serve (Presbyterian)
Evangelicals Concerned (western region)
United Church of Christ Open and Affirming Program
Unitarian Universalists for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns
Open and affirming church search page from the Reconciling Congregations Program.
More Light Presbyterians list of links to other open and affirming groups.
Publishing Partners' extensive list of links to open and affirming groups.

Pro-LGBT theology:

- Rev. Mel White's Soulforce organization.
- Gay Theological Journal
- Rev. Rembert Truluck's Recovery from Bible Abuse site.
(Rev. Truluck will preach at the closing worship celebration for New Visions II. See the schedule page for details.)

Book lists and bookstores:

- Recommended reading list from Dignity U.S.A.
- Chi Rho Press publishes a variety of pro-LGBT Christian books and other items.
- First Presbyterian of Palo Alto maintains an extensive bibliography of gay-affirming books, many with theological or spiritual emphases.

Other sites and publications:

- Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches
- GLBT Historical Society of Northern California
- Hawaii's Civil Unions - Civil Rights movement
- HRC publication: "Finally Free: How Love and Acceptance Saved Us from 'Ex-Gay' Ministries"
- Suzanne Pharr's essay "Homophobia: A Weapon of Sexism"
- Lesbian and gay marriage - history and culture
- IGLSS article: "The Pseudo-science of Sexual Orientation Conversion Therapy"
- Marriage Equality California
- Dr. Gregory Herek's pages on the psychology of homophobia and more.


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