faith & lgbtq
A Christian based resource that provides insight and helps women find a balance between their faith and sexual orientation. By women for women.
An Evangelical Christian Mother and Her Lesbian Daughter (by Shari Johnson)
Above All Things: The Journey of an Evangelical Christian Mother and Her Lesbian Daughter
John Shore on Christian Issues (johnshore.com)
Like Wings On A Pig
An Open Letter From Christians to Gay People
Free Community Church (www.freecomchurch.org)
An inclusive church where LGBTQ persons and relationships are affirmed and celebrated through their Sunday services, small groups, counselling support and other programmes.
The Bible and Homosexuality: Why I Left College and Spent Two Years Finding Out What the Scriptures Really Say
Matthew Vines, a student at Harvard, took a leave of absence from college and committed himself to thousands of hours of research and study about the Bible and homosexuality. As someone who has always upheld Scripture as authoritative for Christian faith, he didn't want to accept easy answers that failed to do justice to the biblical text. This is his presentation at a United Methodist Church in Kansas in March 2012.
What The Bible Says (www.soulforce.org)
Soulforce is committed to freedom for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people from religious and political oppression through relentless nonviolent resistance.
A Mountain I Am Willing To Die On (by Glennon Melton)
A Christian mother's perspective on what it means to have a gay child.
There's A Wideness In God's Mercy (Perspectives Journal)
Review of Lewis Smedes' powerful essay, "Like the Wideness of the Sea" and Jack Roger's book, "Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality". Smedes was an evangelical theologian and ethics professor who taught at Fuller Theological Seminary for 25 years and Rogers was a professor at Fuller for 17 years and served as Moderator of the Presbyterian Church (USA).
Muslims For Progressive Values (www.mpvusa.org/)
Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV) is an inclusive community rooted in the traditional Qur’anic ideals of human dignity and social justice.
Irshad Manji Blog (www.irshadmanji.com)
Irshad is pioneering efforts throughout the world to promote Muslim reform and moral courage.
A group dedicated to the LGBTQ Muslims living in Singapore who wish to reconcile their sexuality with their faith through a safe and peaceful platform.
A Buddhist fellowship for people who are gay and Buddhist.
Gay & Lesbian Vaishnava Association (www.galva108.org)
A site that educates Hindus about the "third sex" as described in Vedic literatures.
GLBT Jewish culture and spirituality
Oogachaga is a counselling and personal development organization for LGBTQ individuals. It is a non-profitable organization under the umbrella of Spaces Counselling and Community Ltd, a registered charity in Singapore.
Oogachaga Hotline 6226 2002 operates from 7 to 10pm on Tue to Thu and 2 to 6pm on Sat
Set up in 24th of September 1998, RedQuEEn! is Singapore's oldest email discussion group for queer women. A general and social mailing list for queer women who are Singaporeans or Singapore residents, it is intended as a fun, friendly, and supportive list to include everything from humor to serious discussion.
redqueensg.blogspot.com | www.facebook.com/groups
SAFE Singapore (safesingapore.blogspot.com)
A group of parents, families and friends of LGBTQ individuals
An online forum and news site for lesbian, bisexual and transsexual women based in Singapore
Pink Dot (pinkdotsg.blogspot.com)
An annual event for those who support the belief that everyone deserves the freedom to love
Pelangi Pride Centre (www.pelangipridecentre.org)
A library and space where LGBTQs can come together for social support
Young Out Here (young-out-here.blogspot.com)
An annual support group run by LGBTQ youth leaders for LGBTQ youths
Resources for Questioning Youth: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual
A site for Asian lesbians by Asian lesbians.
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's Historic Speech on LGBT Rights: The Time Has Come
United States President Obama Affirms Support for Same-Sex Marriage
Dr. Robert Spitzer Retracts & Apologizes to the LGBT Community for 'Ex-Gay' Study (New York Times)
“I felt that I needed to not only say that, the study is not valid, but I thought I should also say to the gay community, that I apologize for any harm I have done to them because of the study and my initial interpretation."