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Tim Farron:  we've no regrets

Tim Farron: we've no regrets

News this afternoon of poor Tim Farron, whose views on gay sex have hit the headlines again.  According to an interview with Premier Christian Radio, Mr Farron 'regrets' telling ...

Why we are in business, and why we need you

Why we are in business, and why we need you

In a country where, for most people, most of the time, it is not dangerous to be LGBTI+, and in a context where some churches are embracing equality in at least some of their branches (thank you UR...

World AIDS Day 2017

World AIDS Day 2017

2017 feels like a particularly poignant year to be marking World AIDS Day, following, as it does, the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality betwe...

Queer Virtue:  a conversation between Liz Edman and Alison Webster

Queer Virtue: a conversation between Liz Edman and Alison Webster

OneBodyOneFaith Brings Queer Virtue to the U.K A dialogue between Liz Edman (plain text) and Alison Webster (italics) Hey OneBodyOneFaith! I am wri...

LGBT Mass

LGBT Mass

Nottingham Diocese Mass for LGBT Catholics  On Saturday 28th October – the feast of the apostles, SS Simon & Jude – the parish of St. Alban in Chaddesden,...

Light at the end of the tunnel:  a view from Wales

Light at the end of the tunnel: a view from Wales

As the Anglican Primates meet in Canterbury this week, we're delighted to be able to share with you this timely, thoughtful and challenging account by Aidan Coleman, Chair of the National Co-ordina...

Canon Mark Oakley:  if we're not at the table, we're probably on the menu.

Canon Mark Oakley: if we're not at the table, we're probably on the menu.

Mark Oakley's inspiring sermon from the service to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the passing of the Sexual Offences Act is a stirring call to activism, as well as remembrance.  ...

Welcoming and affirming transgender people: reflections and resources for the Blackburn Motion,  by Christina Beardsley

Welcoming and affirming transgender people: reflections and resources for the Blackburn Motion, by Christina Beardsley

Welcoming and affirming transgender people: reflections and resources for the Blackburn Motion A radical, new, Christian inclusion...

A call to condemn conversion therapy:  Jayne Ozanne

A call to condemn conversion therapy: Jayne Ozanne

A Call to Condemn Conversion Therapy by Jayne Ozanne  “We the undersigned UK organisations wish to state that the practice of conversion therapy has...

I will not let you go:  Bishop Paul's address

I will not let you go: Bishop Paul's address

We were delighted to be joined by Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool, at our service of thanksgiving at St Botolph's, Aldgate on 27 May 2017.  Here is the full text of his sermon:...

On not throwing stones at the late Revd Carol Stone

On not throwing stones at the late Revd Carol Stone

Christina Beardsley, a transgender Christian advocate and co-editor of ‘This is My Body: hearing the theology of transgender people...

Synods and salvation

Synods and salvation

There are some determined efforts on the part of conservative commentators to spin the defeat of GS2055. It was a technical win, because of the vote by houses, not a popular one; it was not the lib...

Bread or stones?

Bread or stones?

This week sees us in something of a liminal space – the space between what was, and what is to be.  After almost three years of speaking and listening, on Friday we will receive...

The Marriage of souls

The Marriage of souls

The Marriage of Souls: Why we now need a renewed conjugal theology Mark Vernon   Equality is politically effective. Its message is immediate and, in a mature democracy, on...

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