With a $40,000 grant, Don Abram, MDiv '19, has embarked on a project he calls “Pride in the Pews.” He plans to collect 66 stories of Black queer Christians—66, he notes, is the number of books in the Bible—in the hopes that the stories will open closed minds.
"People who are against any compromise in this direction will see this as another sign that Francis has gone astray, that he is not adhering to church teaching. And they will add this to their list of complaints about him," says HDS Parkman Professor of Divinity Francis X. Clooney, S.J.
Bob Linscott’s specialties feel essential, now more than ever. The assistant director of the LGBT Aging Project at the Fenway Institute in Boston, Linscott, MTS '97, has spent his career focused on the needs of older adults.
David Diaz, MDiv candidate and fellow in the Harvard College Office of BGLTQ Student Life, delivered the following remarks at Morning Prayers in Harvard's Memorial Church on October 9, 2019.... Read more about Expressing Love
“It’s rare for a divinity school to have such a diverse group of people,” says Israel Buffardi, MDiv '19, of HDS. “[It allows for] building community with all different types of people and finding connections with each other and the values in their lives.”
On March 27, 2019, Richard Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Divinity Mark D. Jordan delivered the Lowell Lecture at Boston University School of Theology. The title of Jordan's lecture was "Queer Callings: Labels, Identities, Vocations."
"Campaign ads that stoke fear about trans people in bathrooms pose a far greater threat to our lives than trans people pose to anyone with whom we share a public accommodation," writes MTS candidate Sam Ames.