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What is wrong with the Bishops' Report:  a handy guide

What is wrong with the Bishops' Report: a handy guide

This article was originally published in a format which caused considerable offence to many of our readers.  We apologise unreservedly for the very real hurt which was inadvertently ca...

Presence and prayer at Synod

Presence and prayer at Synod

On Wednesday 15 February, the General Synod of the Church of England will debate the Report of the House of Bishops arising out of the Shared Conversations on sexuality. It's a deb...

An urgent call to our members and supporters

An urgent call to our members and supporters

Like very many people, we were shocked and dismayed at the report published last week by a working party of the House of Bishops of the Church of England. You can read the report ...

Press Release

Press Release

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE LESBIAN AND GAY CHRISTIAN MOVEMENT 27 January 2017   We’ll work with you – but we won’t wait for you,...

Open Letter to the House of Bishops of the Church of England

Open Letter to the House of Bishops of the Church of England

Open letter to the Bishops of the Church of England from the Board of the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement Dear brothers and sisters, A Response to the Ho...

Valentine's Day - of action!

Valentine's Day - of action!

The report from the House of Bishops of the Church of England at the end of three years of Shared Conversations on sexuality has come as a huge shock and disappointment to us all.  What a sadness ...

Bread or stones?

Bread or stones?

1is 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 ...

Double rainbow:  LGCM announces plans to merge with Changing Attitude

Double rainbow: LGCM announces plans to merge with Changing Attitude

At the start of a new year, we're delighted to announce that LGCM is planning to merge with Changing Attitude England - a charity formed 20 years ago which shares our commitment to...

Una Kroll 1926 - 2017

Una Kroll 1926 - 2017

We were saddened to hear earlier today of the death of Una Kroll, doctor, missionary, Anglican priest and later Roman Catholic laywoman, writer, campaigner, spiritual director, and most importantly...

As the year turns, stay angry...and change the world.

As the year turns, stay angry...and change the world.

As the first day of the new year dawns, many of us are gaining strength, this year in particular, from the thought of a fresh start.  2016 really was the year that kept on taking - our heroes and ...

Announcing our extraordinary allies:  the 2016 LGCM Rainbow List

Announcing our extraordinary allies: the 2016 LGCM Rainbow List

We are proud and delighted to announce LGCM's Rainbow List 2016 - the people our friends and supporters have nominated, and those who want to stand alongside us in their public, vi...

They're talking about us - again

They're talking about us - again

The House of Bishops of the Church of England is meeting again today, to talk further about sexuality, and to give shape to some of the responses to the two-year long process of Shared Conversatio...

Write to your bishop and voice your hopes for change

Write to your bishop and voice your hopes for change

Reach for the Basildon Bond, log onto Outlook - we need your help! We need to make sure your voice is heard as a series of critical meetings of the House of Bishops of ...

LGCM condemns GAFCON's attempt to shame LGBT Christians

LGCM condemns GAFCON's attempt to shame LGBT Christians

The Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement condemns as ‘contemptible’ an attempt by a conservative group to shame those who support the full inclusion of LGBT people in the life of the church.  ...

Soul Stories - storying the church and LGBT+ identities at Sheffield University

Soul Stories - storying the church and LGBT+ identities at Sheffield University

We're delighted that our friends at Sheffield University chaplaincy have set up a new lunchtime gathering to explore issues of faith and identity.  The group will meet fortnightly during term time...

The Bishops' Reflection Group:  a joint statement from LGCM and Changing Attitude

The Bishops' Reflection Group: a joint statement from LGCM and Changing Attitude

Statement from Changing Attitude and the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement on the Bishops’ Reflection Group on Human Sexuality.   Welcome with meekness the ...

The Bishop of Grantham

The Bishop of Grantham

In an interview with the Guardian which you can read here, Nick Chamberla...

Greenbelt merchandise

Greenbelt merchandise

Now available to buy at Greenbelt this weekend. Any leftover stock will be back on the website next week.   We're delighted to be stocking Greenbelt t-shirts and b...

URC Assembly and General Synod - thanksgiving and hope

URC Assembly and General Synod - thanksgiving and hope

Today in Southport, the United Reformed Church voted at their General Assembly to permit churches who wish to do so to conduct marriages for same-sex couples, making the URC the la...

Summertime blues? Listening for the still, small voice: June 2016

Summertime blues? Listening for the still, small voice: June 2016

As LGCM's Chief Executive, I have watched and listened to many people I respect and admire offering commentary, analysis and reflection on the events of June 2016.  I have found it difficult to kn...