Some Christian denominations do not consider homosexuality or transgender identity to be sins. These include entire religious denominations , as well as individual churches and congregations. Additionally, some denominations which are not LGBT-affirming have member-organized groups which are not officially sanctioned by the denomination. There are also ecumenical or para-church programmes that are explicitly outreaches to LGBT people, but do not identify with any particular faith tradition or denomination. Today some Christian denominations are accepting of homosexuality and transgender identity and inclusive of homosexual and transgender people, such as the United Church of Christ and the Metropolitan Community Church.
List of Christian denominations affirming LGBT
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In , local chapters were organised, followed in by the Women's Group, the Evangelical Fellowship in and Young Lesbian and Gay Christians in The name was eventually changed to the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement in Over 2, people attended. About 50 local churches held vigils in protest. The Anglican churches in the British Isles are the main focus of LGCM activity, but its membership and interests are nonetheless entirely ecumenical and international.
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