Recent Press Releases
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Press Release: Hopes and Expectations of Young LGBT People Towards the Youth Synod
The 37th Annual Conference of the European Forum of LGBT Christian Groups, organised by Cammini di Speranza and REFO (Evangelical Network Faith and Homosexuality), took place in Albano Laziale, near Rome, 9 to 13 May 2018. On 12 May, the Conference included an event specifically for young LGBT+ people to provide input to the Youth Synod organised by the Roman Catholic Church, to find possible ways to reach a state of inclusive pastoral care.
European Forum Grateful for Generous Donation from German Congregation
The European Forum of LGBT Christian Groups wishes to express its extreme gratitude to the Evangelische Kirchengemeinde from Nauheim, Germany, whose members recently chose to donate 1,400 euros to the European Forum’s Agape Fund.
Press Release: New Logo of the European Forum
The European Forum of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Christian Groups is very proud to present its new logo. This design is the result of a process of reflection and decision over three years, and ushers in an era of exciting new developments for the organisation.
Press Release: “The Church Needs Its Own Stonewall Revolution”
LGBT Christians Hold Successful 36th Annual Conference and Attend Pride Parade in Gdańsk, Poland
Forwards in Solidarity was the theme and Free People in Free Countries was the challenge and call from lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, and others at the European Forum of LGBT Christian Groups' 36th Annual Conference, held in Gdańsk, Poland, 24–28 May 2017. The European Forum includes over 50 groups, with some 140 participants from 21 European countries present at the 2017 conference. These included people from Anglican, Catholic, Evangelical, Reformed, and Orthodox traditions. Observers attended from ENORB (European Network on Religion & Belief), GIN (Global Interfaith Network), and ILGA (International Lesbian & Gay Association).
Latest book of the European Forum of LGBT Christian Groups on LGBT inclusion in Eastern Orthodoxy now available to buy on Amazon
PRESS RELEASE 27 MARCH 2017
The European Forum of LGBT Christian Groups (European Forum) is very happy to present its newest publication, “For I Am Wonderfully Made”: Texts on Eastern Orthodoxy and LGBT Inclusion, which is now available to buy in paperback format on Amazon.
Council of Europe Grants European Forum Participatory Status
We are very happy that the European Forum of LGBT Christian Groups (EF) has been granted participatory status in the Council of Europe.
The Council of Europe is the continent’s leading Human Rights organisation. All 47 member states have signed the European Convention of Human Rights. With this decision, the Council affirms that listening to the perspectives of minorities is crucial when dealing with questions of Human Rights. The EF is now among the 300 plus international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) that have been granted participatory status, giving a voice to LGBT people of faith.