As a Black church movement for gay and transgender justice, it envisions a community that embraces the diversity of the human family and ensures that all are treated with love, compassion, and justice.
Black gay and transgender people are too often case studies in discrimination, shame, hardship, insecurity and isolation.
Job insecurity and other financial threats, lack of legal protections, discrimination in employment and housing, heightened violence due to gender non-conformity—all these and more can be a daily reality. The Black church, historically a crucible for social change, has been strangely silent and unavailable to confront or address the inequalities and injustices experienced by LGBT people and their families.
Many Voices envisions a Black church and community that embrace the diversity of the human family and ensures that all are treated with love, compassion, and justice.