When I was about three years old, my family hired a babysitter named Chelsea. Chelsea was quite the culture shock […]
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Chloe Arden Allman, Grade 9, Westtown SchoolPosted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
By the Working Party on Spirituality and Sexual Ethics. New England Yearly Meeting, 2016. 68 pages. $10/pamphlet; free PDF available […]
Gulielma Leonard Fager is a member of Stony Run Meeting in Baltimore, Md., and a Friends Publishing Corporation board member.Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
FJ Podcast: AFSC’s institutional response to LGB concerns began in 1975 when four staff and committee people sent out an […]
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
Quick! Name the most influential document published by British Quakers in the twentieth century. It’s probably a 1963 pamphlet entitled […]
Mitchell Santine Gould enables financial advisors to collect client data for use in emergencies. Curator of LeavesOfGrass.Org, he is the leading authority on Walt Whitman's rise among “sailors, lovers, and Quakers.” Together with the LGBT Religious Archive Network, he documents the historical intersections between Quakers and gay people.Posted in: March 2013: Sexuality
To someone who is not familiar with the controversy in Indiana Yearly Meeting, what would be your synopsis of the […]
Thomas Hamm is professor of history and director of special collections at Earlham College. A lifelong member of First Friends Meeting in New Castle, Indiana, he has served as recording clerk and a member of the executive committee of Indiana Yearly Meeting, and was co-clerk of the Reconfiguration Task Force of Indiana Yearly Meeting.
He has written or edited a number of works on Quaker history, most recently Quaker Writings, 1650-1920, published by Penguin Classics in 2011.Posted in: February 2013, Q&A
Find out what’s new, what’s free, and what’s coming soon, here at friendsjournal.org, a hub of Quaker thought and life […]
VIEWPOINT: Feeding the World takes more than Backyard Gardens The main theme of the articles in May’s food issue is […]
Douglas C. Bennett is President Emeritus of Earlham College and a member of First Friends in Richmond, Indiana.Posted in: Video
Homosexuality is the issue that most threatens to create new schisms in the world of Quakers. Yet it could be […]
Douglas C. Bennett is President Emeritus of Earlham College and a member of First Friends in Richmond, Indiana.Posted in: Features