"a fringe event" at the General Synod. Hair today, gone tomorrow. I sincerely hope not.
This is important work, but equality's most likely to come as part of an inter-sectional alliance.
The fact that, post-consecration, the leading campaigners for equal ordination have joined in the bishops' omertà on sexuality shows the limits of sectional identity politics. The merged Changing Attitude/LGCM were criticized here for not taking an opportunity to call for trans rights, but they've certainly supported that cause elsewhere. Have WATCH ever released a statement expressing solidarity with LGBT people, or calling on England's Synod to change canon law to allow for equal marriage?
Solidarity should be show to WATCH regardless, but mutual solidarity strengthens it, and makes success more likely.
JamesByron might like to read a recent article posted on WATCH's website by the new Chair.
Thanks for the link, and apologies for the delayed reply, missed the updates.
Looks extremely promising, and hopefully England can have formal collaboration between WATCH and OBOF. WATCH's campaigning expertise would be invaluable, and I'm sure OBOF would want to do all possible to forward gender equality. We're so much stronger together.
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