The Religious Institute is a multifaith organization dedicated to advocating for sexual health, education, and justice in faith communities and society.

More than 6,400 clergy, seminary presidents and deans, religious scholars and other religious leaders representing more than 70 faith traditions are part of the Religious Institute’s national network.

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Sexuality Education: Find the best resources, curricula and publications for your congregation to help provide lifelong, age-appropriate sexuality education in schools, seminaries and community settings.

Reproductive Justice: Find out how you can advocate for reproductive justice, education, and health in your faith community.

LGBT Equality: Access our extensive library of materials to promote full equality of LGBT persons in all areas of religious and public life.

Safer Congregations: Learn how to create explicit policies and procedures for keeping children, youth and vulnerable adults safe from sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment.

Educating Religious Leaders: Our courses and publications give the nation’s clergy and religious professionals the education, skills and commitment they need to be sexually healthy and responsible leaders.

Global Issues: We offer many resources to help worship leaders, religious educators, and social action committees draw attention to global maternal health and access to family planning.

Faith and Sexuality News

What Happened at the Supreme Court

On Tuesday, March 25, the Religious Institute represented more than ten thousand people who have signed our petition support of universal access to contraception at a demonstration at the Supreme Court. President Debra Haffner spoke at the faith rally and then with Deputy Director Mar
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With Liberty and Religious Justice for All

President and CEO Rev. Debra Haffner writes about religious justice and the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act for Huffington Post. Read the article here.  
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