The creation of the Council on Religion and the Homosexual (CRH) was the first explicit act of support that Glide took. Homophile (the preferred term for LGBTQIA+ at the time)
Louise Ergestrasse, whose journey is described in the articles below, is the individual on the left of this photo. The first organization for trans individuals was located at Glide Church.
In addition to the groups already featured in this exhibit, like Vanguard, SIR, COG and others, Glide has hosted diverse LGBTQ congregational life groups over the past 60 years. The