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Title Welcoming and affirming : a guide to supporting and working with LGBTQ+ Christian youth / edited by Leigh Finke ; foreword by Bishop Kevin Strickland.

Publication Info. Minneapolis, MN : Broadleaf Books, [2020]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  248.83 WEL    AVAILABLE
Description 215 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
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Note "Welcoming and affirming is a companion book to Queerfully and wonderfully made: a guide for LGBTQ+ Christian teens"--Page 4 of cover.
Summary "[A] handbook for pastors, youth workers, church leaders, educators, and other adults in Christian settings that provides answers to the most pressing questions about sexuality, gender, mental health, and more"--Page 4 of cover.
Contents What is LGBTQ+, and what does it look like? -- How many genders are there? -- Jesus and the eunuch -- What about biology? -- How should I respond when a student comes out? -- How do I recognize my own biases about sexuality and gender? -- Is it okay to ask about someone's queerness? -- Why does language matter so much? -- What does it mean to be transgender? -- What does it mean to transition? -- How do I know if a student is struggling with anxiety or depression? -- What about substance abuse? -- Is it ever okay to recommend conversion therapy? -- Understanding the statistics on LGBTQ+ suicide -- How do I know they aren't just looking for attention? -- Is it possible this is a phase? -- How should I handle questions about sex? -- What about porn? -- What if I get it wrong? -- Am I the best resource? -- Celebrating milestones in the lives of LGBTQ+ teenagers -- What should I say about the Bible? -- What is a safe space? How do I create one? -- How do I respond to bullies? -- Can I still have gendered activities? -- How do I find an inclusive sex ed curriculum? -- What about bathrooms? -- How do I handle camps, lock-ins, and mission trips with LGBTQ+ students? -- What if I only have one LGBTQ+ student? -- What if there are no queer students in my group? -- How do I recognize and confront religious abuse? -- What about bigots in the congregation? -- How can I create a culture of affirmation in my church? -- What are my reporting/sharing responsibilities? -- What can I tell the parents? -- What if my queer student isn't safe at home? -- What if my student gets kicked out of their house? -- What else do I need to know?
Subject Christian teenagers -- Religious life.
Gay teenagers -- Religious life.
Identity (Psychology) -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Sex -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Added Author Finke, Leigh, editor.
Strickland, Kevin, writer of foreword.
Added Title Supplement to (work): Queerfully and wonderfully made.
ISBN 150646498X (paperback)
9781506464985 (paperback)

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