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Evangelicals and LGBTQ Inclusion – Where Are We Now?

Fri 5 PM | Greater Things

Rev. Dr. Paula Stone Williams

Between 2007 and 2015 the number of Evangelicals supportive of marriage equality jumped from 26 to 36 percent and 51 percent among Millennials. But 100 of America’s 100 largest churches are still not open and affirming. What are the obstacles to full inclusion and when can we expect them to be overcome?Rev. Dr. Paula Stone Williams, a national speaker on LGBTQ issues of faith and gender discrimination, will explore current trends in American religion and what they mean for vulnerable populations.

Paula Williams

Rev. Dr. Paula Williams is a nationally known speaker on gender equity and transgender advocacy. She is also the Pastor of Preaching and Worship at Left Hand Church in Longmont, Colorado, and the president of RLT Pathways, Inc., a non-profit providing counseling and coaching services. Paula serves on the board of the Q Christian Fellowship, the Union of Affirming Christians, and the WITH Network of progressive churches. As a transgender pastor, Paula has been featured in the New York Times, the Denver Post, NPR and The Huffington Post. Paula’s TEDxMileHigh talk on gender equality has been viewed over a half million times on YouTube. For more information visit

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