Transitions at the Religious Institute

Some major transitions are happening at the Religious Institute in the coming weeks. The board of directors has decided to relocate the Religious Institute’s base of operations from Bridgeport, Connecticut to Washington, D.C. to better serve its mission of advocating for sexual, gender, and reproductive justice in faith communities and society. By October 1, the […]

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Remembering Pulse and Honoring Them With Action: 06/13 Webinar

This June marks three years since the shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, where 49 of our own were tragically taken from us. As we mark this anniversary, it is important that we center the voices of Latinx LGBTQ people. Not only were the majority of the victims and survivors of the Pulse shooting […]

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Celebrating LGBTQ Pride Month in Your Congregation

June marks LGBTQ Pride Month, a time to commemorate the history of LGBTQ resistance, celebrate the LGBTQ community, and recommit to the fight for LGBTQ liberation. There is a long history of LGBTQ religious activism, and faith communities continue to be vital in the ongoing struggle to create safe, just, and thriving communities for LGBTQ […]

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Celebrating LGBTQ Pride in Your Congregation

What is LGBTQ Pride? The Stonewall Riots (or Stonewall Uprising) were a series of violent confrontations between police and the LGBTQ community in the early hours of the morning on June 28, 1969, outside of the Stonewall Inn. At the time, bars were one of very few places where LGBTQ people were able to gather […]

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