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29 Jan

Premier Christianity interview on Bishops’ Report

In All Writing,Print articles by admin / January 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Premier Christianity, a leading religious website and magazine, interviewed Vicky about the recent Church of England report on sexuality.

She speaks from the heart, commenting that traditional church teachings are harmful to the physical and mental wellbeing of many LGBT Christians – herself included.

Read the piece via the link below:

http://www.premier.org.uk/News/UK/Vicky-Beeching-Bishops-LGBT-report-affects-my-physical-and-mental-wellbeing

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28 Jan

The Tablet newspaper quotes Vicky

In All Writing,Topic: LGBT,Topic: Religion by admin / January 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

The Tablet, the flagship Catholic newspaper with an international circulation, covered the recent Church of England statement on sexuality.

They quoted Vicky’s conclusions about the document. You can read the piece via the link below:

 

http://www.thetablet.co.uk/news/6658/0/church-of-england-resists-calls-to-change-doctrine-on-marriage-but-pledges-support-for-gay-christians

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28 Jan

BBC Radio 5Live interviews Vicky

BBC Radio 5Live reported on the latest announcement from the Church of England regarding same-sex relationships. On January 27th the House of Bishops presented a document stating that there would be no change in church teachings regarding gay couples.

Listen via the link below, as BBC 5Live presenter Emma Barnett speaks to BBC religion correspondent Martin Bashir, conservative Christian Ed Shaw, and to theologian and broadcaster Vicky Beeching.

Vicky speaks honestly, from the heart, about the damage done to LGBT Christians as the church refuses to truly affirm and welcome them wholeheartedly. She reaffirms her love of the Church of England and her commitment to it, while challenging the status quo and calling for urgent change.

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11 Jan

Inspirational Role Model of the Year Award

In Uncategorized by admin / January 11, 2017 / 0 Comments

Vicky was nominated for Inspirational Role Model of the Year in the 2016 European Diversity Awards. These awards, sponsored by Heathrow Airport, recognise those who make a powerful impact for diversity and equality.

Out of an impressive shortlist including Xavier Bettel – the Prime Minister, of Luxemberg – and Alysia Silberg – the UN Global Champion for Women’s Empowerment – Vicky won the award.

Her work raising awareness on LGBT equality, especially related to religion and diversity, was noted by the panel of judges. She has also been recognised for speaking up about mental health awareness in the workplace.

For the full shortlist of nominees and winners, visit the EDA website here.

 

 

05 Sep

Guardian piece on Bishop of Grantham

In All Writing,Print articles,Topic: Religion by admin / September 5, 2016 / 0 Comments

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Vicky wrote a Guardian piece on the Bishop of Grantham’s coming out.

In it, she also discusses on why she and others have not felt able to enter the priesthood; LGB orientation means many are feeling unable to work for a church that does not offer equal treatment.

You can read it here.