News & Updates

The Religious Institute offers its prophetic moral voice to the public discourse at the intersection of religion, sexuality, gender, and reproductive health. Below you will find our most recent updates & press releases. For press inquiries or further information about the Religious Institute, please contact our staff at 203-222-0055 or Please click here to join the Religious Institute Press List.

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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