Profiles Gallery

Identifying leaders in religious movements for justice for LGBT persons.

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Geoffrey Kaiser & Bruce Grimes

Bruce Grimes and Geoffrey Kaiser entered a committed relationship in 1973 and together served as primary organizers and leaders of Friends for Lesbian and Gay Concerns (now Friends for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,...   Read More

Raven Kaldera

Raven Kaldera is a queer northern-tradition shaman and a pansexual FTM transgendered intersexual. That complicated string of titles translates to someone who was born with an intersex condition, raised female,...   Read More

Rev. Canon Ted Karpf, Th.M.

The Reverend Canon Ted Karpf recently retired from Boston University School of Theology as Director of Development and Alumni Relations and Adjunct Instructor in Religion, Public Health and International...   Read More

Rev. Sr. Elena Kelly

Rev. Sr. Elena Kelly, OSH is an ordained minister and the Founder and Director of the Stockton Transgender Alliance. She also serves as Abbess of the Order of St. Hildegard, a religious order of transgender women...   Read More

Michael Kelly

Michael Bernard Kelly is known internationally for his work in integrating Christian spirituality and gay experience. Born in Australia in 1954 into a devout Catholic family, he joined the Franciscans after finishing...   Read More

El-Farouk Khaki

El-Farouk Khaki was born in Tanzania in 1963 and raised in London, England and Vancouver. He is a graduate of University of British Columbia Law School (1986), a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada (and British...   Read More

Stan C. Kimer

Stan C. Kimer is long-time active lay leader within the Metropolitan Community Churches and the North Carolina Council of Churches. In addition to his ministries within the Christian Community, Kimer served as...   Read More

Rev. Michael Kimindu

Rev. Michael Nzuki Kimindu was born in 1952 in the hills of rural Kenya, east of Nairobi.  He is the father of four daughters. He trained for ordination as an Anglican priest from 1977 to 1979, receiving his...   Read More

Rev. Richard Kirker

The Rev. Richard Kirker was a founder member and first General Secretary of the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement, based in London, U.K. In twenty-five years, Richard has taken the Lesbian and Gay Christian...   Read More

Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum

Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum has been the Senior Rabbi of New York City's Congregation Beth Simchat Torah (CBST) since 1992. Under her leadership, CBST has become an important voice in Judaism, in the world-wide...   Read More

Rev. Harry Knox

The Rev. Harry Knox was born in 1961 to Harry Francis Knox and Sandra Sue Hyde.  Harry’s father served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict, and then decided to make the military his...   Read More

Debra Kolodny

Debra Kolodny has been a volunteer and professional activist in the faith, labor, social justice, women's, and LGBT communities for thirty-two years. She began her career in the labor movement in 1986 where...   Read More

Nancy E. Krody

Nancy E. Krody was born in 1939 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  She received a B.A. in political science and sociology from Ohio State University in 1960. She subsequently completed two years of course work toward an...   Read More

Rev. Dr. Jonipher Kwong

The Rev. Dr. Jonipher Kūpono Kwong works with 36 congregations in the Pacific Western Region of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) as Congregational Life Staff. He also serves as a Program Leader for the...   Read More