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Responsive Readings on Reproductive Justice

Rachel Sabbath on International Women’s Day: A Responsive Reading We honor the world’s women. We renew our commitment to equality for women and girls. We suffer because too many women around the world are coerced into childbearing, early marriages, and sex trafficking. We bear witness to the women and girls around the world who endure illness, violence and […]

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Worship Resources on Reproductive Justice

Prayers and worship resources on reproductive justice and the Hyde and Helms Amendment, initially created for the Religious Institute's Reproductive Justice for All project.

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Blessing of Safer Sex Kits

Blessings of Safer Sex Kits “Out of the Darkness” World Aids Day Service 2008 by Krishna Stone based on the work of Anat Schenker-Osario and Alyssa Wulf Creator of all names, we bless the condoms as we support people: to see sexuality understood as a natural part of who we are as individuals, a part […]

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Responsive Reading on Adolescent Sexuality

We affirm that sexuality is a divinely bestowed blessing at every stage of life. May every family and faith community help adolescents embrace their sexuality.  Young people pay too high a price when adults ignore their responsibility to help them understand, affirm and embrace their sexuality. A moral sexuality demands self-understanding, respect and self-discipline.  When […]

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Responsive Reading about Sex Education

We are committed to the spiritual, emotional and physical health of all people. We seek to develop the wisdom, values and morality that promote our sexual well-being. As people of faith committed to justice, we speak out for comprehensive sexuality education for the young people in our community. Our commitment to truth-telling commands us to […]

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A responsive reading based on the Open Letter To Religious Leaders On Sexual And Gender Diversity

We are grateful for the gift of our lives and the gift of others in our lives. Each of us is created with dignity and worth. We are called to love each other and to do nothing to others that we would find hateful to ourselves. We honor the many ways that people live and love. […]

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