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Book Launch: Intimate Conviction

You are invited to the launch of a book that addresses the role of the church (past, present and future) in the criminalization of consensual same-gender intimacy across the Commonwealth. This event is scheduled for Dec. 4.

Last year Anglicans for Decriminalization, the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network and our local and international partners held the “Intimate Conviction” conference in Jamaica.

This was the first-ever global event that discussed the role of the church (past, present and future) in the criminalization of private consensual same-gender intimacy. The event was live-streamed and there were presentations by international agencies and Christian leaders from all over the Commonwealth, including the Commonwealth Secretariat, the Archbishop of the West Indies and the Bishop of Buckingham.

An edited volume of some of the presentations is now ready and will be launched in London on 4 December. Attendance is free but booking is required.

Details here:  Intimate Conviction Book Launch.

School of Advanced Study
Room 349 Senate House-South Block
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU

Date: Dec. 4
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Refreshments will be provided.

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Father Ron Smith
5 years ago

A great day for LGBT+ people in the Church.I Wish I could be at the launch. Sadly Aotearoa/NZ is 12,000 miles away, but still within the orbit of Inclusive Church. Keep up the good work!

Father Ron Smith
5 years ago

Rod, you have something unique in Canada – a Prime Minister without inherited prejudice against the LGBT+ community. Justin Trudeau also acquits himself well in the company of other world leaders. An antidote to President Trump!

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