LGBTQ Resources

Below is a sampling of online and print resources. Many of the books are available in the ELPC Library on the first floor. Feel free to contact ELPC staff if you have additional questions.

Biblical Interpretation

  • More Light Presbyterians:
  • The Bible, Jesus and Homosexuality by Jack Rogers
  • Bible, Gender, Sexuality by James Brownson
  • Frequently Asked Questions about Sexuality, the Bible & the Church: Plain Talk About Tough Issues by Ted A. Smith
  • Hate Thy Neighbor: How the Bible is Misused to Condemn Homosexuality by Linda Patterson

Coming Out

  • More Light Presbyterians:
  • Coming Out Spiritually: The Next Step by Christian de la Huerta

Local Resources


  • More Light Presbyterians:
  • The Bible’s Yes to Same-Sex Marriage by Mark Achtemeier
  • God and the Gay Christian by Matthew Vines
  • God Believes in Love by Gene Robinson

Mental/Behavioral Health

National Resources

Physical Health and HIV/AIDS

The Church, Religion, and Spirituality

For additional resources, please contact Wil Forrest, LGBTQ Ministry coordinator, at or at 412.441.3800 x114.