On Tuesday, The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood released the Nashville Statement, a proclamation of 14 affirmations regarding gender and sexuality that many have deemed highly problematic. Consisting of a preamble and 14 articles, the document has been roundly criticized by many, but these quotes from the Nashville Statement prove the anti-LGBTQ sentiment is rife among evangelical leaders.
The Nashville Statement is hugely controversial because it condemns both homosexuality and transgender identities and promotes heterosexual marriage as the only "legitimate" type of marriage. It also condemns polyamorous relationships as well as sexual relations outside of marriage.
The following represents a selection of some of the most problematic components of the Nashville statement, which many have decried for being discriminatory and anti-inclusive.