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Rev. Marie Alford-Harkey writes an op-ed on why she and hundreds of religious leaders are taking action around the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, seeking justice and countering the voices of those who would misuse religion to advocate for discrimination.
In the face of constant attacks on our communities, people of faith are speaking out and taking action. A prophetic religious resistance is awakening.
Over 100 Congregations Celebrate National Weekend of Prayer for LGBTQ Justice Before Supreme Court Case
Faith Communities across U.S. gather to pray for LGBTQ justice before the Supreme Court hears the Masterpiece Cakeshop case.
We expect that hundreds of faith communities across the country will observe the National Weekend of Prayer for LGBTQ Justice. The congregations listed here are not a comprehensive list.
On December 1st-3rd, faith communities nationwide are coming together in prayer, education, and action for LGBTQ justice.
Amid pending litigation over anti-abortion laws, Kentina Washington-Leapheart helped lead a clinic blessing at the Whole Woman’s Health clinic in Fort Worth, Texas. Local clergy sang songs, blessed the hands of staff, and prayed over the clinic.
Rev. Marie Alford-Harkey, president of the Religious Institute, joins State of Belief Radio to discuss how sexual harassment and assault play out in a religious context.
One Supreme Court case will soon be hearing arguments about whether anti-LGBTQ discrimination is allowable under the guise of religious freedom, and over 1000 faith leaders have come out to show how this argument is incredibly harmful and misguided.
Nearly 1,300 leaders from diverse faith traditions tell the Supreme Court that religious beliefs don’t grant a license to discriminate.