Nicole Garcia says she was “a good Catholic boy” when she was in her teens. Today, she is a candidate for ordination in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. She is on track to be the denomination’s first transgender clergyperson of color.
Sandra Lawson was a personal trainer and religious about nothing but fitness. Now she’s religious about Judaism.
On April 16, 2015, we joined the British Council, Religion News Foundation, the Missouri School of Journalism’s Center on Religion and the Professions, Lancaster University (UK), and the Religious Freedom Center of the Newseum Institute for a panel on the role of religious freedom in foreign policy at the Newseum in Washington, DC.
A 2013 documentary is getting new life as a tool to open a dialogue on the African-American church and LGBT rights at historically black colleges and universities.
CAPE TOWN — Vishavjit Singh is one of many cartoonists using art to fight religious intolerance, hatred, stereotypes and censorship attempts online.
An exhibit in Berkeley, Calif., questions the gender of popular female Catholic saints, affording artist Alma Lopez a chance to ask viewers what is feminine, what is masculine, and is there something holy in the mashup.
The project shows the power of harnessing online media — in this case, the crowdfunding site Indiegogo — to push back against hate speech from a reviled source.
Journalists and media experts discussed the red lines they face covering religion and religious freedom in China, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Denmark and further afield during Journalism Between Red Lines: Covering Religion and Religious Freedom in a World of Conflict, organized by Taboom Founding Director Brian Pellot.