The "Nashville Statement": Homophobic Church Leaders Are Homophobic

150 conservative Christian leaders pen a statement that homosexuality and transgender people are not compatible with God or Christianity. This is nothing new, of course. But they go as far as to say we are sinners, that anyone who "approves" of us is a sinner, and even differ on the matter of marriage equality or our love being compatible at all with a Christian God's vision. Don't forget that if 2017 is the year that overt white supremacy feels empowered and compelled to speak up and show out, it's also a year where homophobia and transphobia are resurgent in statements like this. So as QTPoC, we face a social fight for equality and acceptance on multiple fronts, but what else is new? Stand together, fam. 


The Statement: