Vacancy: Treasurer for Changing Attitude

Changing Attitude Treasurer – Job Description Main tasks Reconcile the bank accounts. The vast majority of transactions are regular donations which arrive in the current and Paypal accounts each month from donors who have set up standing orders. This is done fortnightly and it takes an hour or two, donations from new supporters, should be […]

Grace and Disagreement guide to conversations lacks personal experience

Letter to the Church Times and Church of England Newspaper 6 March 2015 Sir, There is a fundamental ingredient that is entirely missing from the Grace and Disagreement handbook and reader for the shared conversations. It is the witness and experience of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people who are already integral to […]

Minority of bishops voted for the Pastoral Guidance on Same Sex Marriage

The Church Times Review of 2014 published on January 2, 2015 revealed that 22 bishops abstained when the House of Bishops voted on the statement of Pastoral Guidance on Same Sex Marriage at the meeting on February 13, 2014. The Pastoral Guidance was issued on 15 February 2014. One bishop voted against the statement bringing the total […]

GAFCON Primates write to the Archbishop of Burundi accusing him of betrayal

The Gafcon Primates have written a letter to the Archbishop of Burundi, Bernard Ntahoturi, Chairman of CAPA (the Council of Anglican Provinces in Africa). They accuse him of betraying the faith by attending a “Transformation Through Friendship” meeting organised by The Episcopal Church at the General Theological Seminary in New York City from October 8-10, […]

CA England writes to the Archbishop of Canterbury

The Director and trustees of Changing Attitude England wrote to the Archbishop of Canterbury on 28 November 2014 expressing our concerns about the appointment of bishops in England and the homophobia and violence visited on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Africa, supported by members of the Anglican Communion. We have not yet received a […]

Lord Fowler: the Church of England should be totally in favour of equal rights for gay people

Lord Fowler, former Health Secretary in the Thatcher government who launched the Don’t Die of Ignorance campaign in 1987 was interviewed on yesterday morning’s Radio 4 Sunday programme in a segment about World AIDS Day. He was speaking yesterday evening at St Anne’s Soho and is giving a major speech today. He has just published […]

Chichester Diocesan Synod condemns homophobic incitement by General Synod member

Andrea Minichiello Williams, a lay member of General Synod representing the Diocese of Chichester, was reported to have spoken at a conference in Jamaica at the end of 2013 to urge that country not to repeal a law dating back to 1864 which criminalised homosexual acts and penalised men so convicted with hard labour in […]

Anglicans prominent on the 2014 Rainbow List

On Tuesday evening the Independent on Sunday hosted a reception to celebrate the Rainbow List 2014 at Grange St Paul’s Hotel in the shadow of St Paul’s Cathedral. The Rainbow List celebrates lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people who make a real difference. The six judges reduced the list of 4,390 heartfelt nominations to 101 […]

A Love Letter to Gay Bishops

The Sunday Telegraph carries a report today about the love letter to gay bishops organised by Keith Hebden, a priest from St Mark’s and St Peter’s Church in Mansfield, Notts and supporter of Changing Attitude. With over 300 signatures, the letter will be formally submitted to the Church’s House of Bishops To Church of England Bishops […]

LGBTI Anglican Coalition supports Church of England’s Shared Conversations

9 September 2014: PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From 15 to 17 September, the College of Bishops of the Church of England will be meeting for two days to start the process of Shared Conversations on Sexuality, Scripture and Mission. The LGBTI Anglican Coalition welcomes this first step and our members will be praying for […]