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.
Lifewatch is the quarterly newsletter published by the Taskforce of United Methodists on Abortion and Sexuality (TUMAS), which was founded in 1987 with the goal of promoting pro-life thought within the United Methodist Church and providing support for abortion-prevention activities. Lifewatch is edited by the Rev. Paul T. Stallworth, who lives in Whiteville, N.C.
Joshua Wilson is an associate professor of political science at the University of Denver, where he teaches a course on American conservatism called “Sex, Evangelicals & Politics.”
Suzii Paynter is executive coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, an umbrella organization of almost 1,800 congregations and individuals in 30 countries. She can discuss human trafficking, immigration reform, environmental justice, hunger, poverty and religious liberty and other ethical issues from a liberal Baptist perspective.
Rachel Laser is the former deputy director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, where she worked on social justice issues, including gun control, abortion rights and access and reproduction rights. She is now a consultant and public speaker on white privilege and racism in Washington, D.C.