Category - LGBT

  • 18 Jun 2011

    I am currently walking from Birmingham to London as a pilgrimage of repentance for homophobia. This post appeared originally on the website for my pilgrimage on Friday 17 June. See

  • 16 Jun 2011

    If I said that I’d been on an emotional rollercoaster, I might sound like a contestant on the X Factor. However, I’ve been through an extremely wide range of emotion since yesterday evening, when I launched my pilgrimage of repentance for homophobia. This morning, I began the first leg of my walk from Birmingham to London.

  • 16 Jun 2011

    LGCM and other groups are calling for openness, transparency and integrity in the appointment of bishops within the Church of England.

  • 14 Jun 2011

    In 1997, I described opposition to same-sex relationships as being a matter of "God's opinion", rather than my own. This week, I will begin a walk of 160 miles from Birmingham to London as a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia. As I prepare to begin walking tomorrow, this article explains what led me to do this.

  • 14 Jun 2011

    For some time, I’ve been getting in training for my walk of repentance for homophobia, which begins this week.

  • 10 Jun 2011

    The Greenbelt festival and the Student Christian Movement are among 11 national organisations to have endorsed a pilgrimage of repentance for homophobia.

  • 8 Jun 2011

    Helping others with their burdens is not a matter of prescriptive advice based on dogma or prejudice, or trying to take charge of others’ lives, says Savi Hensman, drawing deeply on Christian scriptural wisdom. Instead it involves being willing to listen, learn and engage.

  • 26 May 2011

    If Church of England leaders continue to discriminate against even those lesbians and gays who have made considerable sacrifices out of respect for church discipline, there will be considerable damage to its credibility as a force for love and justice in the world, says Savi Hensman.

  • 25 May 2011

    The Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement has welcomed the Church of Scotland's "move towards the acceptance of ministers in same sex relationships".

  • 25 May 2011

    This week, the Church of Scotland has been discussing a specially commissioned report on Same Sex Relationships and the Ministry at its General Assembly in Edinburgh. Alison Jasper from the University of Stirling unpacks the issues, as part of the Critical Religion series.