Religious education can be one of the most transformative aspects of congregational life. As a space where congregants are open to new perspectives, dialogue, and spiritual formation, it is ideal for exploring our understanding of gender, sexuality, reproductive justice. Here, you can find religious education resources to keep your faith community informed about sexuality and how to promote sexual, gender, and reproductive justice.

Fact Sheets

Fact sheets related to sexual, gender, and reproductive justice. These can be used to in congregational study groups and religious education courses.

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Sources for Religious Education

Videos, films, first-person stories, articles, and reports for use in congregational study groups and religious education courses.

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Bibliographies

Collected resources, annotated bibliographies, and resource libraries to enrich your faith community’s religious education.

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Featured Educational Resources

Sexuality and Gender Identity Definitions

When used correctly, the language describing sexual and gender diversity can prevent miscommunication, misperceptions, stereotypes and discrimination. Learn More

Religious Education Resources on Transgender Justice

If your faith community offers opportunities for religious education, it is vital for this dimension of your community to be inclusive of gender diversity. See All

Annotated Bibliography of Sexuality Education Curricula

A collection of the most recent sexuality education curricula available for use in faith communities, reflecting a variety of approaches, styles, and denominational commitments. Learn More

Denominational Statements Database

The Denominational Statements Database collects the most up-to-date information about the official positions of all major U.S. religious denominations on sexuality-related issues. We hope clergy, theologians, seminarians, religious educators, congregational committees, journalists, and people of faith will find this resource useful as a tool for discernment, research, and programming.

Other Resource Types

Advocacy Resources

Resources to help your congregation lift up sexual, gender, and reproductive justice in worship. Access prayers, responsive readings, hymns, preaching, and scriptural resources. See All

Worship Resources

Resources to help your congregation lift up sexual, gender, and reproductive justice in worship. Access prayers, responsive readings, hymns, preaching, and scriptural resources. See All

Online Courses

The Religious Institute’s online courses and workshops help clergy, ministers, and religious educators increase knowledge and skills at the intersection of faith and sexuality. Courses available for Christian, Jewish, and UU religious professionals. Learn More