November 13, 2017
On December 1st-3rd, faith communities nationwide are coming together in prayer, education, and action for LGBTQ justice.
October 30, 2017
Nearly 1,300 leaders from diverse faith traditions tell the Supreme Court that religious beliefs don’t grant a license to discriminate.
October 19, 2017
We’re excited to introduce Faithful Voices, a podcast of the Religious Institute. In our inaugural episode, we speak with Rev. Dr. Cody Sanders about his book “A Brief Guide to Ministry with LGBTQIA Youth.”
October 16, 2017
Join people of faith in celebrating Spirit Day. Send in a photo and share why you call for an end to bullying, violence, and discrimination against LGBTQ people.
October 6, 2017
The Religious Institute issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s decision to allow employers broad exemptions to the requirement to cover birth control without co-pay in their insurance plans. Today, the Trump Administration issued a rule that would allow employers to refuse to cover contraception in their health insurance plan based on a “sincere […]
September 18, 2017
Typically, summer is a time when things slow down in our offices. With some faith communities on hiatus and many religious leaders taking vacation, the pace of our work calms for a few weeks. This summer was quite different. With a full-throated attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act and numerous opportunities for religious resistance, […]
September 8, 2017
We’re happy to announce that, as of today, the Religious Institute has a brand new website and logo. Our team has been working on this project for many months, and we’re excited to share the results! As we approached both of these projects, we wanted to honor the Religious Institute’s history. In our logo, where there […]
September 6, 2017
The Religious Institute released the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s decision to end DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy set up during the Obama administration. DACA covers approximately 800,000 young people brought to the United States as minor and, under the program, they were allowed to receive a renewable two-year […]
August 30, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 30, 2017 CONTACT: Drew Konow | firstname.lastname@example.org | 203-222-0055 Statement on the Divine Gift of Sexual and Gender Diversity Religious Institute president Rev. Marie Alford-Harkey responds to Nashville Statement Bridgeport, CT—Rev. Marie Alford-Harkey released the following statement in response to the “Nashville Statement” released by a group of evangelical religious leaders […]
Religious Institute Releases Statement Condemning White Supremacist, Racist, Anti-Semetic, Neo-Nazi Demonstrations and Violence in Charlottesville, Virginia
August 14, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 14, 2017 CONTACT: Drew Konow | email@example.com | 225-270-1936 Religious Institute Releases Statement Condemning White Supremacist, Racist, Anti-Semetic, Neo-Nazi Demonstrations and Violence in Charlottesville, Virginia Bridgeport, CT—The Religious Institute condemns the hatred and violence of white supremacy, racism, anti-Semitism, and neo-Nazi ideology displayed by protesters this weekend in Charlottesville, VA. These […]