Christianity Resources

Guides for LGBTQ Christians and Allies

The Human Rights Campaign offers a series of resources for LGBTQ people of faith and allies.

Stances of Christian Faiths on LGBTQ Issues

The following guides provide an overview of official doctrines from various Christian denominations related to LGBTQ issues.

Catholic and Orthodox
New Thought

Coming Home Series

The following guides are aimed at folks who hope to lead their Christian faith communities toward a more welcoming stance, and those seeking a path back to beloved traditions:

LGBTQ-Affirming Christian Organizations

Directories of LGBTQ-Affirming Churches

There are resources available to locate LGBTQ-affirming churches:

Christian Organizations by Denomination

Catholic and Orthodox
  • Axios: An organization for Eastern Orthodox, Byzantine Rite, and Eastern Catholic LGBTQ Christians.

  • Call To Action: Educates, inspires and activates Catholics to act for justice and build inclusive communities through a lens of anti-racism and anti-oppression principles.

  • DignityUSA: An organization working for respect and justice for all people—especially LGBTQ persons—in the Catholic Church.

  • Fortunate Families: A resource and networking ministry with Catholic parents of LGBTQ children.

  • New Ways Ministry: A ministry of advocacy and justice for LGBTQ Catholics, and reconciliation within the larger Christian and civil communities.

  • Affirmation LGBTQ Mormons, Families & Friends: Supports LGBTQ and same-sex attracted Mormons and their families, friends and church leaders.

  • Disciples LGBTQ+ Alliance: A national organization that advocates for transforming the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) into a just and inclusive church that welcomes persons of all gender identities and expressions and sexual orientations into full life and leadership of the church.
  • Seventh-Day Adventist Kinship International: An organization providing a safe spiritual and social community for LGBTI current and former Seventh-day Adventists around the world.

  • Believe Out Loud: An online network that empowers Christians to work for LGBTQ equality.

  • Canyonwalker Connection: Seeks to repair the division existing between social and Christian conservatives and the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) communities through education, training, encouragement, and dialogue in both secular and religious environments.

  • Gay Christian Network: A Christian ministry building bridges and offering support for those caught in the crossfire of one of today's most divisive cultural wars.

  • Institute for Welcoming Resources: A national, ecumenical collaboration of the Welcoming Church Movement working to achieve full acceptance of LGBTQ in the life of the church.

  • Many Voices: A Black church movement for gay and transgender justice, that embraces the diversity of the human family and ensures that all are treated with love, compassion, and justice.

  • Q Christian Fellowship: Cultivates radical belonging among LGBTQ+ people and allies through a commitment to growth, community, and relational justice.

  • Queer Grace: An online encyclopedia for LGBTQIA+ and Christian life.