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Resolution Number: 2000-A009
Title: Identify "Safe Spaces" for Lesbians and Gays
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the Executive Council establish a formal process for congregations to identify themselves as "safe spaces" for lesbians and gays and others who understand themselves to be part of a sexual minority, to tell their stories and be heard with love, care, and assurance of appropriate confidentiality; and be it further

Resolved, That the Presiding Bishop's staff work with counterparts within the Anglican Communion to encourage similar "safe spaces" within the Communion.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Denver, 2000 (New York: General Convention, 2001), p. 245.