European Forum

of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Christian Groups


Information about the yearly EuroPride is published on the official Euro Pride website.

On this page you can find the contributions of the European Forum to the Euro Pride. Under Upcoming events you can find the next Euro Pride when the date is known.

All ARE welcome!

Lecture of Martin J. Pendergast at the Euro Pride 2011 in Rome:

All ARE welcome! Including LGBT people in the Catholic Church

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2011 Euro Pride conference Rome

"LGBT people and Christian churches in Europe: Fears and opportunities for full acceptance and inclusion"

This conference took place in Rome 10th of June during the Euro Pride 2011. It was organized by "Nuova Proposta", a Christian LGBT group from Rome, in cooperation with the European Forum.

The speeches from Rome are now available.

The Situation of Queer Catholics in Germany

Lecture of Michael Brinkschröder at the Euro Pride 2011 in Rome

In Germany, there are several ecumenical and Catholic LGBT organisations, groups and networks. They are are structured along lines of sex difference (gay / lesbian), ecclesial status (clergy / lay) and their focus on political, pastoral, liturgical or theological work. Mostly in the 1990s, these groups had a phase of splitting up, which was not without internal conflicts. At the moment we have reached a phase of respectful and trustful cooperation and sharing of work, triggered by two networking conferences in Bielefeld (in 2005 and 2008).

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Letting our voices be heard

Lecture held by Rev. Hilde Raastad at the “Faith and Homosexuality” conference during Europride 2011 in Rome

The first time I kissed a woman, I felt it deep inside and all the way down into my toes.
The first time I danced with a woman I felt the rhythm in my body and wanted to sing, to keep dancing, to just hold this woman close to me and never letting go.
The first time I fell in love with a woman I discovered what all the love songs was really about.

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About the life of Christian LGBT people in France

Lecture of Yves QUENTIN at the Euro Pride 2011 in Rome:

About the life of Christian LGBT people in France.

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My Spirituality: exhibition of portraits of faces and souls of GLBT Christians

Artist: Luca Loiacono
Lyrics: Andrea Rubera

Place: Euro Pride Park
From 1 to June 12, 2011

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