Caitlin J. Stout is an unapologetically gay Christian, a former evangelical, a baby Episcopalian, and a hopeful-but-sleepy activist. Caitlin is passionate about LGBTQ equality in Christian higher education, and spent her undergraduate career working as an organizer and advocate for closeted students on her non-affirming campus. Since graduating from Spring Arbor University with a B.A. in sociology and a minor in urban studies, Caitlin is now enrolled at Vanderbilt Divinity School where she is pursuing her Master of Divinity degree.
Caitlin’s professional interests include sociological theory, sexual ethics, identity formation, and Queer theology. Her personal interests include coffee, glitter, haircuts, and breakfast food. Above all, Caitlin cares deeply about helping the Church recognize and celebrate its Queerness, and helping her LGBTQ siblings realize their status as beloved Children of God.