God loves everyone equally, and those in the LGBTQ community are often stigmatized. With pride, we offer several books on religious gender studies with a Christian-based foundation concerning social commentary on issues important to the community. Check out our selection of faith-based LGBTQ books below!
This Far by Grace: a Bishop's Journey Through Questions About Homosexuality
Bishop Alexander shares his journey through the theological, scriptural and pastoral aspects of the questions surrounding homosexuality and Christian faith.
Being Called Being Gay by Gregory Millikin
Looks at the issue of discernment in the Episcopal Church by LGBTQ individuals while simultaneously taking seriously the dynamics for a gay person seeking to discern his or her future in the church.
Does Jesus Really Love Me? by Jeff Chu
Part memoir and part investigative analysis this book explores the explosive and confusing intersection of faith, politics and sexuality in Christian America. It is book that reveals a nation in crisis over the LGBTQ+ issue.
Welcoming And Affirming: a Guide To Supporting And Working With LGBTQ+ Christian Youth by Leigh Finke
How should I respond when a teen comes out? Do I have to tell their parents? What does it mean to be transgender? And how do I talk to a trans youth?
Queerfully And Wonderfully Made: a Guide For LGBTQ+ Christian Teens by Leigh Finke
Are you LGBTQ+? Not sure? Whether you're queer or questioning, understanding sexuality and gender identity can be confusing.
One Coin Found: How God's Love Stretches To the Margins by Emmy Kegler
Whenever we are pushed to the edges, our voices silenced, or our stories dismissed, God goes out after us--seeking us until we are found again.
Made, Known, Loved: Developing LGBTQ-Inclusive Youth Ministry by Murray Ross
Made, Known, Loved: Developing LGBTQ-Inclusive Youth Ministry builds on experience and wisdom cultivated through The Naming Project, a ministry created at the intersection of youth, faith, and LGBTQ identity.
Brief Guide To Ministry With LGBTQ Ia Youth by Cody Sanders
Designed for congregations that currently have a theologically and biblically affirming stance toward the LGBTQIA community, this unique resource provides insight and practical advice for tough questions
The Bible's Yes To Same Sex Marriage : New Edition With Study Guide
The Bible's Yes to Same-Sex Marriage: An Evangelical's Change of Heart. New Edition with Study Guide
The Book of Pride : LGBTQ Heroes Who Changed the World
THE BOOK OF PRIDE captures the true story of the gay rights movement from the 1960's to the present, through richly detailed interviews with the people who witnessed the movement and made it happen.
Radical Love by Patrick Cheng
A historical survey of how queer theology has developed from the 1950s to today and then explicates the themes of queer theology using the ecumenical creeds as a general framework. Topics include revelation, God, Trinity, creation, Jesus Christ, atonement
Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church And the Lgbt Can Enter Into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion And Sensitivity by James Martin
Jesuit priest and New York Times bestselling author James Martin makes the surprisingly controversial argument that Catholic leaders should stop seeing the LGBT community as "the other" and instead reach out to them with greater compassion and openness.