We try to keep our book list as current as possible, adding new publications and removing titles when they go out of print or become too expensive (our general cut-off is over $50 at the Amazon price). You can find all of the following titles on an Amazon list for your easy shopping experience!


Sexual Orientation and Scripture – by LGBTQ People

Brandan Robertson, Gay & Christian, No Contradiction: A Brief Guide for Reconciling Christian Faith & LGBT+ Identity (2017)

Matthew Vines, God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships (2015)

Rev. Keith J. Phillips (ed), Quench! refreshing devotionals by gay, trans, and affirming Christians (2009)

Candace Chellew-Hodge, Bulletproof Faith: A Spiritual Survival Guide for Gay and Lesbian Christians (2008)

Michal Anne Pepper, Reconciling Journey: A Devotional Workbook for Lesbian and Gay Christians (2003)

Debra Kolodney (ed), Blessed Bi Spirit: Bisexual People of Faith (2000)


Sexual Orientation and Scripture – by Allies

Colby Martin, UnClobber: Rethinking Our Misuse of the Bible on Homosexuality (2016)

Mark Achtemeier, The Bible’s Yes to Same-Sex Marriage: An Evangelical’s Change of Heart (2014)

Kathy Baldock, Walking the Bridgeless Canyon: Repairing the Breach Between the Church and the LGBT Community (2014)

David P. Gushee, Changing Our Mind: The Landmark Call for Inclusion of LGBTQ Christians (2014)

Peter Enns, The Bible Tells Me So: Why Defending Scripture Has Made Us Unable to Read It (2014)

John Shore, UNFAIR: Christians and the LGBT Question (2013)

James Brownson, Bible, Gender, Sexuality: Reframing the Church’s Debate on Same-Sex Relationships (2013)

William Loader, Sexuality in the New Testament: Understanding the Key Texts (2010)

Jack Rogers, Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality, Revised and Expanded Edition: Explode the Myths, Heal the Church (2009)

Dale Martin, Sex and the Single Savior: Gender and Sexuality in Biblical Interpretation (2006)


Gender Identity

Austen Hartke, Transforming: The Bible and the Lives of Transgender Christians (2017)

Christina Beardsley, This Is My Body: Hearing the theology of transgender Christians (2017)

Laura Beth Taylor, Shattering Masks: Affirming Identity. Transitioning Faith (2016)

Teresa J. Hornsby and Deryn Guest, Transgender, Intersex, and Biblical Interpretation (2016)

Megan Defranza, Sex Difference in Christian Theology: Male, Female, and Intersex in the Image of God (2015)

Brett Ray, My Name is Brett: Truths from a Trans Christian (2015)

Lisa Salazar, Transparently: Behind the Scenes of a Good Life (2011)

Justin Tanis, Trans-gendered: Theology, Ministries, and Communities of Faith (2003)


Church Life

Emily Swan and Ken Wilson, Solus Jesus: A Theology of Resistance (2018)

slats, queering lent (2017)

Mychal Copeland, D’vorah Rose, Ani Zonneveld, Struggling in Good Faith: LGBTQI Inclusion from 13 American Religious Perspectives (2016)

Heather Rachelle White, Reforming Sodom: Protestants and the Rise of Gay Rights (2015)

Ian Corbett, A Disreputable Priest: Being Gay in Anti-Gay Cultures (2015)

Jeff Chu, Does Jesus Really Love Me?: A Gay Christian’s Pilgrimage in Search of God in America (2014)

Jay Emerson Johnson, Peculiar Faith: Queer Theology for Christian Witness (2014)

R. W. Holmen, Queer Clergy: A History of Gay and Lesbian Ministry in American Protestantism (2014)

Robert Everett Shore-Goss, Thomas Bohache, Patrick S. Cheng, Ramona Faye West, Queering Christianity: Finding a Place at the Table for LGBTQI Christians (2013)

David Kundtz, Ministry Among God’s Queer Folk: LGBT Pastoral Care (2007)


Memoir, Biography, and Community Stories

Emmy Kegler, One Coin Found: How God’s Love Stretches to the Margins (2019)

Amber Cantorna, Unashamed: A Coming Out Guide for LGBTQ Christians (2019)

Connie Tuttle, A Gracious Heresy: The Queer Calling of an Unlikely Prophet (2018)

Vicky Beeching, Undivided: Coming Out, Becoming Whole, and Living Free from Shame (2018)

Erin White, Given Up For You: A Memoir of Love, Belonging, and Belief (2018)

Amber Cantorna, Refocusing My Family: Coming Out, Being Cast Out, and Discovering the True Love of God (2017)

Brandon Robertson, Our Witness: The Unheard Stories of LGBT+ Christians (November 2017)

Brad and Drew Harper, Space at the Table: Conversations Between an Evangelical Theologian and His Gay Son (2016)

Jennifer Knapp, Facing the Music: My Story (2014)

Sally Gary, Loves God Likes Girls: A Memoir (2013)

Justin Lee, Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate (2013)


Sexuality and Ethics

Bromleigh McCleneghan, Good Christian Sex: Why Chastity Isn’t the Only Option-And Other Things the Bible Says About Sex (2016)

Dianna Anderson, Damaged Goods: New Perspectives On Christian Purity (2015)

Marvin Ellison and Kelly Brown Douglas, Sexuality and the Sacred, Second Edition: Sources for Theological Reflection (2010)

Margeret Farley, Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics (2008)

James Nelson, Embodiment: An Approach to Sexuality and Christian Theology (1978)



Lenny Duncan, Dear Church: A Love Letter from a Black Preacher to the Whitest Denomination in the US (2019)

Deborah Jian Lee, Rescuing Jesus: How People of Color, Women, and Queer Christians are Reclaiming Evangelicalism (2015)

Pamela R. Lightsey, Our Lives Matter: A Womanist Queer Theology (2015)

James Priest, LGBT: In The Name of God: The Church’s Response to The LGBT Community (2015)

Rachel Murr, Unnatural: Spiritual Resiliency in Queer Christian Women (2014)

Patrick Cheng, Rainbow Theology: Bridging Race, Sexuality, and Spirit (2013)

Julia Serano, Excluded: Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive (2013)

Marcella Althaus-Reid, Indecent Theology: Theological Perversions in Sex, Gender, and Politics (2001)

James Baldwin, Go Tell It on the Mountain (1953), a classic work of American literature; a novel about a black gay boy growing up in a charismatic church in the 50s.


Queer Theology

Linn Marie Tonstad, Queer Theology: Beyond Apologetics (2018)

Mihee Kim-Kort, Outside the Lines: How Embracing Queerness Will Transform Your Faith (2018)

Liz Edman, Queer Virtue: What LGBTQ People Know About Life and Love and How It Can Revitalize Christianity (2017)

Jeff Hood, The Courage to Be Queer (2015)

Andy Buechel, That We Might Become God: The Queerness of Creedal Christianity (2015)

Kathleen T. Talvacchia, Mark Larrimore, Michael F. Pettinger, Queer Christianities: Lived Religion in Transgressive Forms (2014)

Patrick Cheng, Radical Love: Introduction to Queer Theology (2011)

Teresa Hornsby and Ken Stone, Bible Trouble: Queer Reading at the Boundaries of Biblical Scholarship (2011)

Susannah Cornwall and Lisa Isherwood, Controversies in Queer Theology (2011)

Olive Elaine Hinnant, God Comes Out: A Queer Homiletic (2007)

Marcella Althaus-Reid, The Queer God (2003)

Stephen D. Moore, God’s Beauty Parlor: And Other Queer Spaces in and Around the Bible (2002)

Robert Goss, Take Back the Word: A Queer Reading of the Bible (2000)



Mia Kerick, Inclination

John Herrick, Between These Walls

Alex Sanchez, The God Box