ACTING OUT LOUD draws on the collective wisdom of scores of clergy, theologians, researchers, writers, activists and organizations, whose work is referenced throughout this guide. We are particularly grateful to the clergy we interviewed for this project, who shared their experiences about full inclusion efforts in their congregations. Their ideas and insights have richly informed this guide. We acknowledge and thank them for their contributions:

The Religious Institute is grateful to the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund for its generous support of this project.