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.
Transgender people, like all other people, are human beings, created in the image of God, deserving of dignity and justice because of who they are, not in spite of it.
Repealing the ACA and defunding Planned Parenthood would be catastrophic to millions of people, disproportionately affecting poor people, people of color, and LGBTQ people.
A number of US Jewish and Muslim faith leaders have joined a legal brief defending anti-discrimination protections for transgender kids. A total of 1800 faith leaders and a string of religious groups joined the brief, including from both Muslim and conservative Jewish groups. Their brief attacks any ‘religious freedom’ justification for allowing discrimination.
More than 1,800 religious leaders threw their support behind a transgender student’s Supreme Court case on Thursday. They argue that equal treatment for transgender individuals, like Virginia teen Gavin Grimm, does not threaten religious liberty. It’s about “fundamental human dignity,” they say. The Religious helped organize the brief submitted by religious leaders in this case.
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and House of Deputies President the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings are the lead signers on an amicus brief filed March 2 by 1,800 clergy and religious leaders in a U.S. Supreme Court case involving transgender-bathroom use policies. The brief was organized by the Religious Institute with Freedom for All Americans and […]