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This lecture will explore insights derived from qualitative research with LGBTQ suicide survivors. First-person narrative accounts of suicide attempt and survival will help develop a robust picture of suicide experience for LGBTQ people for whom suicide becomes a thinkable option. Sanders will offer specific attention to how religious and spiritual traditions and practices become contributing factors in LGBTQ suicide experience and how religious and spiritual sources can be leveraged as sources of strength and resilience for LGBTQ people.
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    Cody Sanders

    Pastor

    Old Cambridge Baptist Church

    CODY J.SANDERS, MDiv, Ph.D., is pastor to Old Cambridge Baptist Church in Harvard Square, American Baptist Chaplain to Harvard University, and Advisor for LGBTQ+ Affairs in the Office of Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His books include Christianity, LGBTQ Suicide, and the Souls of Queer Folk (Lexington Books, 2020), A Brief Guide to Ministry with LGBTQIA Youth (Westminster John Knox, 2017), Trouble the Water: A Christian Resource for the Work of Racial Justice (Nurturing Faith, 2017), Microaggressions in Ministry: Confronting the Hidden Violence of Everyday Church (Westminster John Knox, 2015), and Queer Lessons for Churches on the Straight and Narrow (FaithLab, 2013).

LGBTQ Suicide and Care for the Souls of Queer Folk

This lecture will explore insights derived from qualitative research with LGBTQ suicide survivors. First-person narrative accounts of suicide attempt and survival will help develop a robust picture of suicide experience for LGBTQ people for whom suicide becomes a thinkable option. Sanders will offer specific attention to how religious and spiritual traditions and practices become contributing factors in LGBTQ suicide experience and how religious and spiritual sources can be leveraged as sources of strength and resilience for LGBTQ people. 2 NBCC CE Hours

This lecture will explore insights derived from qualitative research with LGBTQ suicide survivors. First-person narrative accounts of suicide attempt and survival will help develop a robust picture of suicide experience for LGBTQ people for whom suicide becomes a thinkable option. Sanders will offer specific attention to how religious and spiritual traditions and practices become contributing factors in LGBTQ suicide experience and how religious and spiritual sources can be leveraged as sources of strength and resilience for LGBTQ people.