Within Christian traditions, liturgy is a pattern for worship used (whether recommended or prescribed) by a Christian congregation or denomination on a regular basis. Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, Roman Catholics, Anglican, Reformed/Presbyterian, United Methodist, and Lutheran traditions have the “Eucharist” as a rite. Other Protestant traditions rarely use this exact term, preferring either "Communion", "the Lord's Supper", or "the Breaking of Bread.”
Last week, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement new trans-inclusive guidelines designed to improve medical and mental health services for those detained in immigration facilities around the country.
Today Ebony.com, the online companion to the iconic monthly magazine that focuses on the African-American community, spotlights the contributions of transgender men and women to American history and Black heritage.
The Loop 21, a news and opinion site geared towards African Americans, recently highlighted the stories of black transgender men. In “Becoming a (Trans) Black Man,” editorial director, Chloe Hilliard, writes about how courageous young black transgender men use social media to document their transition.
In honor of Black History Month, the Huffington Post Gay Voices “Voice To Voice,” a collection of interviews between LGBT authors discussing their work, queer life and some of the challenges of writing, spotlights the stories of African American LGBT people.
In honor of Black History Month, the storytelling project I’m From Driftwood spotlighted members of the Black LGBT community. The online video series which collects and shares LGBT stories from all over the world also made a commitment to feature more stories of all people of color and different ethnicities beyond this month.