This episode begs the question, “Why are our faith communities doing such a poor job of addressing the sexuality of older adults?”
“The call for opposition was made via a letter coordinated by the Religious Institute and signed by more than 100 national religious leaders from across the country, and hand-delivered to legislative offices today with another letter signed by more than 200 Texas-based faith leaders. Texas clergy also gathered outside of the House chamber to pray and to take their message opposing discrimination directly to legislators.”
Approximately 1 in 5 women rely on Planned Parenthood for health care. Each year, Planned Parenthood serves 2.5 million people. Nearly half of Planned Parenthood’s patients are people of color, and many live in rural areas.
“Our point was to say her body was a body of christ just like our bodies are bodies of Christ. What would happen if we saw everybody’s body as a body of Christ?”
Communities of faith are not yet as universally inclusive as they should be pursuant to their own teachings about human dignity, love, and protection for the vulnerable. But there is hope in increasingly affirming denominations, and people of faith are becoming more and more vocal in support of transgender justice. Events such as the National Weekend of […]
Marianne Duddy-Burke writes, “As a Catholic and a lesbian, I am compelled to pour every ounce of my spiritual and physical energy and privilege into this weekend. And here’s why. The social justice teachings of my faith demand that institutional and civic barriers that make life more difficult for some people are unjust and must […]
This weekend, religious leaders, clergy, and people of faith from more 125 congregations in more than 30 states will participate in the National Weekend of Prayer for Transgender Justice, dedicating their weekly services and/or holding special events to support transgender people across America who continue to lack full legal protection, face unequal treatment, and experience disproportionate levels of violence, harassment, and discrimination.
This weekend, religious leaders, clergy, and people of faith from more than 125 congregations in more than 30 states will participate in the National Weekend of Prayer for Transgender Justice, dedicating their weekly services and/or holding special events to support transgender people across America who continue to lack full legal protection, face unequal treatment, and […]
Gorsuch has a consistent record of sanctioning legal harms done to marginalized communities. His legal decisions and the constitutional conservatism underpinning them have shown little regard for those who are not white, male, cisgender, heterosexual, or Christian.
In the first one hundred days of this administration, progressive people of faith have organized and mobilized across the country in unprecedented ways.