D060 (Support for LGBTQ Persons Facing Additional Discrimination During COVID-19 )
House of Bishops Message #238
The House of Bishops informs the House of Deputies that on Jul 9, 2022 it considered resolution D060 (Support for LGBTQ Persons Facing Additional Discrimination During COVID-19 ). The house acted to:
Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring,
That the 80th General Convention lament the harm done to LGBTQ persons throughout the world who, during COVID-19 restrictions, have been subjected to torture, humiliation, and scapegoating; and be it further
Resolved, That The Episcopal Church urge the Office of Global Partnerships, dioceses and congregations throughout The Episcopal Church to condemn this opportunistic discrimination and offer support to partner dioceses, including through working with affirming organizations, to help those persons who have suffered, and continue to suffer, harm.