In 2017, Rev. Elizabeth Edman and Rev. Marian Edmonds-Allen teamed up for Glitter Ash Wednesday, a way to observe the start of the pre-Easter season of Lent in a visibly inclusive way. The practice has spread every year since then, with more than 150 churches nationwide taking part today. Liz, an activist and political strategist who spent two decades in the struggle to become an openly queer priest in the Episcopal Church, and Marian, an ordained minister and the executive director of Parity, will join Paul ahead of Ash Wednesday, March 22, 2023, to discuss the practice and its relevance in an age of growing institutionalized bigotry against LGBTQI+ identities and lives.
Hear the full February 18, 2023 State of Belief Radio program here.