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Bishop Gene Robinson Archives

Washington Gets In on the LGBT Animus, Hitches It To The Almighty

An appalling federal bill would enshrine the right to discriminate as long as the person doing it really, sincerely wants to do it.

by Bishop Gene Robinson | Sunday, May 22, 2016

Building Transgender-Inclusive Faith Communities

play_alt icon Video The Center for American Progress asked transgender and allied faith leaders how communities of faith can lead the way for greater acceptance of transgender people. Here is what they said.

by Andrew Satter, Sarah McBride, Bishop Gene Robinson, Samuel Chang | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Transgender Welcome

Mass at Washington National Cathedral book_alt2 icon Report This resource makes the case for the full inclusion of transgender people in both Jewish and Christian communities of faith and in society, based on Scripture and theology.

by Bishop Gene Robinson | Tuesday, January 19, 2016

We the People

rally book_alt2 icon Report It’s time for Congress to pass a comprehensive nondiscrimination bill that provides LGBT people and their families the same protections currently afforded to other Americans.

by Sarah McBride, Laura E. Durso, Hannah Hussey, Sharita Gruberg, Bishop Gene Robinson | Wednesday, December 10, 2014

From Harvey Milk to the White House: Gay Marriage Evolutions

The late Harvey Milk is smiling at the president's support for marriage equality, writes Bishop Gene Robinson.

by Bishop Gene Robinson | Tuesday, May 22, 2012

What Have We Learned in the 10 Years Since 9/11?

Bishop Gene Robinson asks us to reflect on what we've learned since the 9/11 events.

by Bishop Gene Robinson | Friday, September 9, 2011

ENDA Provides Job Protection for All Americans

Bishop Gene Robinson explains why Congress should pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to provide workplace protections for gay and transgender employees.

by Bishop Gene Robinson | Wednesday, July 6, 2011

The Time to Stop Death in Uganda Is Now!

The Ugandan Parliament is set to vote this week on an extreme bill that targets gays and lesbians for imprisonment and even death. Bishop Gene Robinson and Andre Banks explain what you can do to help stop it.

by Bishop Gene Robinson and Andre Banks | Thursday, May 12, 2011

A Faith-Based Wake-Up Call on Earth Day

Manageable debt won’t do us much good if our planet isn’t livable in the future, writes Bishop Gene Robinson.

by Bishop Gene Robinson | Friday, April 22, 2011

What Are Religious Texts Really Saying About Gay and Transgender Rights?

Bishop Gene Robinson counters right-wing interpretations of scripture commonly used against gay and transgender equality.

by Bishop Gene Robinson, Jeff Krehely, Sally Steenland | Wednesday, December 8, 2010

How Religion Is Killing Our Most Vulnerable Youth

Bishop Gene Robinson on how religion is indirectly killing our vulnerable LGBT youth.

by Bishop Gene Robinson | Friday, October 15, 2010

Opinion: Who Will Stand Up for the Poor?

Victims of child poverty need us to stand up both for them and for the idea of America, writes Bishop Gene Robinson.

by Bishop Gene Robinson | Tuesday, September 28, 2010

First They Came for the Communists

Bishop Gene Robinson fears that Muslims are the religious right’s new target for mass scapegoating.

by Bishop Gene Robinson | Thursday, September 2, 2010

Yes, We Do Need Separation of Church and State

Bishop Gene Robinson debunks Archbishop Timothy Broglio’s claims that repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” brings the government into religion.

by Bishop Gene Robinson | Thursday, June 10, 2010

Words Matter

Those who encourage violence without engaging in it themselves are still responsible for the consequences, writes The Right Reverend V. Gene Robinson.

by Bishop Gene Robinson | Friday, April 16, 2010