"Where All Belong:" Religion and the Fight for LGBT Equality in Alabama

Redman, Daniel
May 2006
Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice;2006, Vol. 21, p195
Academic Journal
The article provides an overview of the legal and political terrain faced by LGBT in Alabama and the influence that conservative Christianity has played in shaping it. It explores the ways in which Christianity pervades Alabama's culture and the parallel institutions and individuals that have sprung up to serve the LGBT community's needs. It also examines the role leaders and organizations play in strengthening a diverse and sometimes-divided community to make the case for LGBT equality in a hostile environment.


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