An introduction to the May issue on Gender and Sexuality.
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A Gospel of Quaker Sexuality
Kody Gabriel Hersh
Gender, Sexuality, and Our Bodies
Proclaiming Love and Justice (AFSC)
Let’s Grow Together
FJ Young Friends Bookshelf, May 2016
Martin Kelley is senior editor of Friends Journal.Posted in: Among Friends, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality
A reader suggests that even a simple tool such as Wikipedia can help us learn more about violent extremists.
Letters from our readers.
A sex‐positive and queer look at our spiritual testimonies from a queer, trans, polyamorous Quaker youth worker.
Kody Gabriel Hersh is a queer, trans, polyamorous Quaker youth worker who loves Jesus and is passionate about justice, peacebuilding, and joy. Kody grew up and maintains membership in Southeastern Yearly Meeting and is active with Friends for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Concerns (FLGBTQC) and Christian Peacemaker Teams.
This article was adapted from a talk given during Haverford College’s Religion and Spiritual Life Week in September 2015.Posted in: Features, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality
Exploring the language we use to clarify, claim, and understand identity.
Lisa Graustein is a member of Beacon Hill Meeting in Boston, Mass. She is a mother, high school teacher, diversity trainer, and a former young friends coordinator for New England Yearly Meeting. She is active in working for greater equity in schools and the Religious Society of Friends.Posted in: Features, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality
How way opened at George School to support transgender students.
Laura Noel is the director of public relations at George School. In addition to her work in the advancement office she is a member of the residential life staff, living in a dorm with eleventh- and twelfth-grade girls.Posted in: Features, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality
Changing Friends school policies and learning from the leadership of children.
Jen Cort is a member and trustee at Sandy Spring (Md.) Meeting and a consultant for Quaker organizations and schools including Baltimore Yearly Meeting’s Young Friends programs, Friends Council on Education, Friends Meeting School, Greene Street Friends, Sandy Spring Friends, Sidwell Friends, and William Penn Charter.Posted in: Features, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality
Unpacking and exploring the insights and observations of a life in two genders.
Chloe Schwenke is a Quaker at Adelphi (Md.) Meeting, a human rights activist, an international development practitioner, and an educator with over three decades of international experience, nearly half in developing countries. She is also the parent of two children. She currently teaches, and does consulting work internationally.Posted in: Features, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality
A history of American Friends Service Committee’s work for LGBTQ rights and recognition.
Stephen McNeil, a member of Strawberry Creek Meeting in Berkeley, Calif., serves as AFSC’s San Francisco Wage Peace director. He has served as staff for 32 years and on a program committee for seven years. He has also served in various roles with Friends Committee on National Legislation for 16 years.
Timeline based on the work of AFSC archivist Jack Sutters.Posted in: Features, May 2016: Gender and Sexuality
FJ Poetry: Everywhere the earth is speaking.
Never Having Set Foot in the Meetinghouse by Yohannes “Knowledge” Johnson
What Does the Outside Say? by Brad Stocker
Faces of Addiction by Eric K. Hatch
Faithful Action on Climate Change by Lynn Fitz‐Hugh
Experiments with Worship by Elizabeth Claggett‐Borne
Holding Unite the Right to the Light by Debby Churchman