Lesley Sachs is the director of Women of the Wall, an international consortium of Jewish women who want women to be able to pray at Jerusalem’s Western Wall. She lives in Jaffa, Israel.
Kira Schlesinger is a priest at Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Lebanon, Tenn., and author of Pro-Choice and Christian: Reconciling Faith, Politics and Justice. She wrote about sexual harassment in the church after the Harvey Weinstein accusations were published.
Phillis Sheppard is an associate professor of religion, psychology and culture at Vanderbilt Divinity School in Nashville, Tenn. She is an expert on the role religion plays in self-understanding, womanist theology and psycholanalysis.
Kathleen Crowther is an associate professor in this history of science at the University of Oklahoma. She specializes in this history of the Reformation with a focus on women’s experiences and Luther’s supposed misogyny. She is the author of Adam and Eve in the Protestant Reformation (2010).
Martha Mukaiwa is an art, entertainment, travel, and features writer and weekly columnist based in Windhoek, Namibia. Her personal essays on black identity, black travel and black womanhood have been published by Quartz, Matador Network, Africa is a Country, The Namibian, This is Africa, and the Mail & Guardian and have been shared by the Atlantic and BBC […]
Ambrose Barigye is a Uganda-based journalist, fixer, translator, and human rights activist. He works as field director and reporter for Kuchu Times Media Group, a Ugandan news platform that focuses on LGBTI issues and publishes the annual Bombastic Magazine. He is a certified community peer educator on gender and sexual minority health issues. Before joining Kuchu Times, he […]
Wana Udobang is a Nigeria-based journalist and filmmaker who works at the intersection of women’s rights, social justice, personal narratives, culture, and the arts. Her work has appeared on BBC Radio 4, BBC World Service, Nigeria’s Inspiration FM 92.3, Al Jazeera, the Guardian (U.K.), the Guardian (Nigeria), Index on Censorship, and Brittle Paper. She is […]
Lindsay Wilkinson is an assistant professor of sociology at Baylor University in Waco, Tex. where she studies medical sociology, aging, social stratification, the relationship between health and social stratification over the life course, with an emphasis on women’s health. She has assisted in several Baylor Religion Studies.
Elizabeth Goldstein is associate professor of religious studies at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash., and a Reform rabbi. She specializes in Hebrew Bible and Jewish studies and has written many articles on Judaism and LGBT issues, gender and purity in biblical Judaism and in modern society. She is the author of Impurity and Gender in the […]