—New from the Huffington Post:  “15 Inspiring LGBT Religious Leaders” —

Books: Check out these books from the CSUB Library.

Unsure how to find the book in the library? Go to the library’s information desk for assistance!

Adam’s Gift : A Memoir of a Pastor’s Calling to Defy the Church’s Persecution of Lesbians and Gays, by Jimmy Creech
Call Number: BX8349.H66 C73 2011
Recruiting Young Love : How Christians Talk about Homosexuality, by Mark D. Jordan,  2011.
Call Number: BR115.H6 J67 2011


SoulForce: Committed to freedom for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people from religious and political oppression through relentless nonviolent resistance.

Dignity USA: Works for respect and justice for people of all sexual orientations, genders, and gender identities—especially gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons—in the Catholic Church and the world through education, advocacy, and support.

Gay-Friendly Churches (Bakersfield Area)

Grace Episcopal Church: Grace is a welcoming and inclusive community with numerous LGBT members. The church meets in the chapel of First Congregational Church, NW corner of Real and Stockdale (park in the lot off Stockdale). Sunday service is at 10.

Contact: The Rev. Dr. Tim Vivian, Vicar   (

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Kern: Open and Affirming church, welcomes to all GLBTQ persons. 98 Sterling Street
Bakersfield, CA 93307- Ph: 661-363-5421


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