Resources: LGBT Advocacy

Quick Reads

Knox, Harry. "Matthew 15:29-39: A Call to Inclusion and Activism," Speech to the Foundery, South Georgia Conference, United Methodist Church, June 8, 2010.

Marriage Equality and Religion: The Massachusetts Experience, Empire State Pride Agenda and MassEquality, 2009



GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network) –

Lambda Legal –

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force  –

Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism –

Religious Institute –

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Faith Advocacy ResourcesHuman Rights Campaign Religion & Faith program.

GLAAD Media Essentials Training Manual.  Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.

The GLSEN Jump-Start Guide for Gay-Straight Alliances. New York: Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network.

A Time to Every Purpose: The Language of Sexual Morality, Justice, and Healing. Westport, CT: Religious Institute, 2008.

Voelkel, Rev. Rebecca. A Time to Build Up: Analysis of the No on Proposition 8 Campaign and Its Implications for Future Pro-LGBTQQIA Religious Organizing. Minneapolis: National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s National Religious Leadership Roundtable, 2009.


Clarkson, Frederick, ed.  Dispatches from the Religious Left: The Future of Faith and Politics in America.  Brooklyn, NY: IG Publishing, 2009. 

Shlensky, Evely Laser.  Lirdof Tzedek: A Guide to Synagogue Social Action. New York: URJ Press, 2003.

White, Rev. Mel.  Religion Gone Bad: The Hidden Dangers of the Christian Right.  New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher, 2006.