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 […]
This reporting guide, written and edited by Brian Pellot, Religion News Foundation’s director of global strategy, stems from a November 2016 training in Cape Town, South Africa. Publication was made possible with funding from the Arcus Foundation and the Heinrich Böll Foundation under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. Download the full guide here or […]
Parity is is a faith-based LGBTQ-focused organization based in New York, N.Y. that advocates for and supports queer-positive religious persons. With its roots in the Presbyterian tradition, Parity is now an interfaith organization. Rev. Marian Edwards-Allen is the executive director.
Brian Pellot is director of global strategy at Religion News Foundation and Religion News Service. He organized and implemented the November 2016 workshop in Cape Town and wrote this guide, its corresponding curriculum, and the forthcoming reporting guide on religion and sexual/gender minorities in sub-Saharan Africa.
The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association is a worldwide federation of 1,200 member organizations from 125 countries that campaign for LGBTI rights. Contact Andre du Plessis or Daniele Paletta.
Esther Adhiambo was until recently the executive director at Persons Marginalized and Aggrieved (PEMA), an LGBTI rights organization based in Mombasa, Kenya, that organizes outreach sessions and workshops with local faith leaders. Contact via Roselyn at UHAI-EASHRI.
Tulinam is Inclusive and Affirming Ministries’ Namibian partner organization. Contact Madelene Isaacks or Lukas Mukongo.
The Triangle Project is a nonprofit human rights organization based in Cape Town, South Africa, that offers professional services to ensure the full realization of constitutional and human rights for LGBTI people, their partners and their families. Triangle Project offers sexual health clinics, counseling, support groups, a help line, public education and training services, community […]
Gender DynamiX, based in Cape Town, South Africa, works toward the realization of all human rights of transgender and gender-nonconforming people within and beyond the borders of South Africa. Contact Sivu Siwisa and Zachary Shimange.