Justice Work: Resources on justice issues and pursuing justice.
A Practice Spirit, Do Justice Toolkit: Faithfully Responding to Anti-LGBTQ Legislation
As a response to the wave of anti-LGBTQ legislation that we are facing across the country, the National LGBTQ Task Force and Believe Out Loud have been hard at work creating this toolkit to guide a faithful response to anti-LGBTQ legislation.
Read more about this resource in this Crossbeams article.
(categories: All Means All, Justice Work)
Being In Relationship: A New Way to Talk with Black and White Theologically Conservative Christians about the Place of Lesbian and Gay People in Our Families, Our Churches and Society.
Being in Relationship from Auburn Seminary is a guide for conducting discussions around LGBTQ issues across racial and theological divides. As can always be expected from Auburn Seminary, this resource is well researched and well presented.
(categories: All, Being an Ally, Discernment and Discussion, Going Deeper, Justice Work, Preparing for the Journey)
Believe Out Loud
A resource for all churches living into God’s radical hospitality
(categories: All, Allies and other Welcoming Church Programs, Justice Work)
Doing Justice: Congregations and Community Organizing
Dennis A. Jacobsen, 2001 (format: book)
Doing Justice is an introductory theology of congregation-based community organizing rooted in the day-to-day struggles and hopes of urban ministry and in the author’s 14 years of personal experience in community organizing ministries. Recommended for any interested in a biblically and theologically grounded foundation for justice work.
(categories: All, Going Deeper, Justice Work, Theology)
GroundSpark’s Respect For All Project facilitates the development of inclusive, bias-free schools and communities by providing media resources, support and training to youth, educators and service providers.
(categories: All, Bullying and Suicide, Justice Work)
Know Your Rights
Lambda Legal (format: book)
A website from Lambda Legal for young LGBTQ persons designed to help you know your rights and make sure they’re respected.
(categories: All, Bullying and Suicide, For Youth, Justice Work)
My Mind Was Changed: A New Way to Talk with Conflicted Christians about Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People in Church and Society
Auburn Seminary (format: book)
Shares a new way to talk about LGBT dignity that helps conflicted Christians move through religious and emotional conflicts to become more supportive of equality. Meant for those who are working to craft a message about LGBT issues.
(categories: All, Being an Ally, Discernment and Discussion, Going Deeper, Justice Work)
Volunteer Training Resource
AllianceQ, 2020 (format: free-download)
How to represent AllianceQ and gracefully engage others in public spaces
In this volunteer training resource, you’ll find strategies for conflict management and responding to criticism.Many thanks to August Laperche for the development of this training tool.
(categories: Additional Resources, Justice Work, Other Resources)