Kentina and Naomi Washington Leapheart talk about what it means to be revolutionary mothers on Mother’s Day and the launch of the Poor People’s Campaign’s 40 Days of Moral Action.
Religion scholar and Black queer ethicist Nikki Young speaks with the Religious Institute for our “Seminary Spotlight” interview series.
The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have reawakened many in our society to the longstanding realities of sexual assault and harassment. Institutions of every kind are reckoning with the abuse and misconduct perpetuated within their walls. Seminaries, divinity, and rabbinical schools have and must continue to engage in these difficult conversations. You are invited to join us […]
Religious Institute responds to the Supreme Court’s decision in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case. “As long as discrimination persists, our struggle continues.”
The Religious Institute recently added two new members to the Board of Directors. Rev. Deneen Robinson, who joined the board in the fall of 2017, is the Program Director at the Afiya Center in Dallas, Texas, the only reproductive justice organization in North Texas founded and directed by Black women. In addition to her reproductive justice work, […]
Rev. Marie Alford-Harkey writes for RevGalBlogPals about her experience watching Jesus Christ Superstar live.
About the Religious Institute: The Religious Institute is a national, multifaith organization dedicated to educating and advocating for sexual, gender, and reproductive justice in faith communities and society. Position Description: The summer intern will help update and support existing Religious Institute programs, materials, and resources. The intern will learn about progressive religious advocacy for sexual, […]
We’re inviting op-eds, essays, and stories about the #MeToo movement. What does the #MeToo movement mean to you, as a person of faith?
People of faith are rising up for Roe #RiseUpforRoe, because all people deserve access to safe, affordable reproductive health care, including abortion.
New HHS Division Distorts Religious Freedom to Justify Discrimination, Privilege Conservative Religion
In response to the Department of Health and Human Services’ announcement of a new “Conscience and Religious Freedom Division” within its Office for Civil Rights (OCR), the Religious Institute issues the following statement condemning the new office and its distortion of the principle of religious freedom.