Category - gender identity

  • February 9, 2018

    The American Civil Liberties Union and ACLU of Alabama has filed a lawsuit challenging Alabama’s policy of restricting access to driver’s licenses for transgender people which accurately reflect their gender identity.

  • October 4, 2016

    Pope Francis has again spoken in favour of a pastoral approach based on “accompanying” people regardless of sexual identity.

  • May 10, 2014

    Equal marriage is now taking effect in England, Wales, Scotland and many other parts of the world. Some Christians welcome this, others are unsure or opposed. Against this background, theological reflection on sexuality and gender identity is particularly important.

  • August 24, 2013

    President Obama should commute US Army Private Manning’s sentence to time already served to allow immediate release, Amnesty says.

  • April 29, 2013

    Amnesty International has warned of a likely legal challenge if Northern Ireland is left as the only part of the UK without marriage rights for same-sex couples.

  • November 6, 2012

    Rachel Mann's passionate and thoughtful new book Dazzling Darkness: gender, sexuality and God, published by the Iona Community's Wild Goose imprint, is being launched at Manchester Cathedral, in the Nave, today (6 November 2012) at 7pm. The bookshop will be provided by St Denys' Manchester, and the launch price is £9.50. Ekklesia sends warmest wishes for the launch.

  • September 23, 2010

    Today (23 September) is Bivisibility Day. The existence of bisexuality raises issues that are relevant to people of all sexual orientations. In some ways, it challenges modern approaches to sexuality as much as traditional ones.