Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric (National Geographic Series) – Katie Couric sets out to explore the rapidly evolving complexities of gender identity.
Out In The Silence – The story of a small American town confronting a firestorm of controversy ignited by a same-sex wedding announcement in the local newspaper, this gripping documentary will challenge you to rethink your values and help close the gaps that divide our communities.
For The Bible Tells Me So – Through the experiences of five very normal, very Christian, very American families — including those of former House Majority Leader Richard Gephardt and Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson — we discover how insightful people of faith handle the realization of having a gay child. Informed by such respected voices as Bishop Desmond Tutu, Harvard’s Peter Gomes, Orthodox Rabbi Steve Greenberg and Reverend Jimmy Creech, FOR THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO offers healing, clarity and understanding to anyone caught in the crosshairs of scripture and sexual identity.
The Gay Debate: The Bible and Homosexuality – After pursuing his undergraduate studies at Harvard University from 2008 to 2010, Matthew Vines delivered a speech in March 2012 entitled “The Gay Debate: The Bible and Homosexuality,” in which he argued for the biblically-based acceptance of gay Christians and their marriage relationships. Matthew has since written God and the Gay Christian: What the Bible Says — and Doesn’t Say — About Homosexuality. He lives in Wichita, Kansas.
The Laramie Project – In October 1998, 21 year-old Mathew Shepard was found savagely beaten, tied to a fence and left to die in Laramie, Wyoming. “The Laramie Project” is the portrait of a town painfully forced to confront itself in the reflective glare of the national spotlight, responding with love, anger, sympathy, support and defiance. (You can watch it online here )
Prayers For Bobby – Mary Griffith prayed that her gay son Bobby would be “healed.” After his suicide, her anguish led her on a journey from faithful churchgoer to national crusader for gay and lesbian youth.
Through My Eyes – 46-minute documentary that intertwines the stories of over two dozen young Christians as they wrestle with issues of faith and sexuality. It provides lots of thought-provoking material for Christians on both sides of the debate.
What it Means to be Transgender in America – a short 2 minute informative video on what it means to be transgender in America
A Story of Transgender Children – A documentary about transgender children by Barbara Walters
Are There More Than Two Sexes – Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman – season 7 episode 3 – Morgan Freeman on chromosomes, intersex, transgender, science
Raising Ryland: Parenting a transgender child – CNN digital short
Tedx Talk – Proud to call you my transgender son – Ex-military dad talking about his transgender son.
“Growing Up Trans”: “Frontline” documentary that tells the stories of several trans kids and teens, and their families, examining the pros and cons of early intervention, transition, and drug therapy.
Ears Wide Open? (3:21) Suicide prevention
Why I changed my mind on Homosexuality – Pastor Danny Cortez New Heart Church
The Baptist Pastor and His Transgender Friends – (Mark Wingfield TEDxCharlottesville)
A Matter of Integrity – Video
A Talk About the Torah – Rabbi Ed Stafman
Just Because He Breathes Linda and Rob Robertson’s Story – GCN Conference in 2014
Episode 20 – LGBTQ – The Liturgists Podcast, 05/19/15 Guests include Donald Miller and J.J. Peterson; Matthew Vines; Melissa Greene; Stan Mitchell and Tabitha from GracePointe Church Nashville; Preston Sprinkle; and Ed Gungor join Science Mike and Michael Gungor to share their stories and perspectives on LGBTQ persons and the Church.
“Julie Rodgers Keynote: The Reformation Project in Los Angeles”: a story of a personal journey from ex-gay ministry to serving at Wheaton College, to speaking out on behalf of the LGBTQ Christian community.
Kathy Baldock: Untangling the Mess – The Reformation Project in Los Angeles
Michele Martin – Is It Time to See Each Other’s Tears? (audio, <5 min.). A beautiful piece on racial empathy, which parallels empathy for LGBTQ people.
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