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 all of our updates.
What is the “Domestic Gag Rule”? On Friday, June 1, the Trump Administration officially proposed a nationwide gag rule, marking a radical departure on how health care operates in the United States. This rule would make it illegal for doctors, nurses, hospitals, community health centers, and any other provider in the Title X program to […]
The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have reawakened many in our society to the longstanding realities of sexual assault and harassment. Institutions of every kind are reckoning with the abuse and misconduct perpetuated within their walls. Seminaries, divinity, and rabbinical schools have and must continue to engage in these difficult conversations. You are invited to join us […]
The Religious Institute recently added two new members to the Board of Directors. Rev. Deneen Robinson, who joined the board in the fall of 2017, is the Program Director at the Afiya Center in Dallas, Texas, the only reproductive justice organization in North Texas founded and directed by Black women. In addition to her reproductive justice work, […]
About the Religious Institute: The Religious Institute is a national, multifaith organization dedicated to educating and advocating for sexual, gender, and reproductive justice in faith communities and society. Position Description: The summer intern will help update and support existing Religious Institute programs, materials, and resources. The intern will learn about progressive religious advocacy for sexual, […]
We’re inviting op-eds, essays, and stories about the #MeToo movement. What does the #MeToo movement mean to you, as a person of faith?
People of faith are rising up for Roe #RiseUpforRoe, because all people deserve access to safe, affordable reproductive health care, including abortion.
We are in a moment of awakening resistance. Our society is yearning for a faithful perspective that embraces sexual, gender, and reproductive justice.
Join the prophetic resistance by making your year-end donation to the Religious Institute today.
On behalf of the Religious Institute staff, we wish you Happy Holidays! May they be filled with love and justice.
In the face of constant attacks on our communities, people of faith are speaking out and taking action. A prophetic religious resistance is awakening.