CEIE and The Interfaith Observer Present “Including LGBTQ Voices in Interfaith Work," by Chris Stedman

Posted: June 8, 2023

By: Center for Ecumenical and Interreligious Engagement

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“I have experienced exclusion and demonization for being an atheist, and also times I have been attacked for being queer. I included both in order to highlight the reality that fear of the ‘other’ has frequently pushed me, and many others, to the margins of our society.”
– Chris Stedman 

Chris Stedman is a writer, activist and professor who teaches in the Department of Religion and Philosophy at Augsburg University in Minneapolis. He is author of IRL and Faitheist, and the creator and host of Unread, named one of the best podcasts of 2021 by the Guardian, Vulture, HuffPost, Mashable and the CBC, and honored by the 2022 Webby Awards. Previously the founding director of the Yale Humanist Community and a fellow at Yale University, Stedman also served as a humanist chaplain at Harvard University. 

“Including LGBTQ Voices in Interfaith Work” is available in CEIE’s Interfaith Observer, a popular online journal for interreligious and intercultural engagement around the world. Read more in the June newsletter.

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Chris Stedman