The incoming Biden administration has stated its commitment to advancing LGBTQ equality, which will require undoing the harms caused during the last four years and by generations of discrimination, as well as proactively championing a progressive agenda.
A study of recent news articles across national and local media outlets reveals that media coverage of LGBTQ rights more often cites religiously identified sources who oppose LGBTQ equality than those who support it.
Working with diverse religious communities will be key as the Biden administration seeks to advance progressive public policy priorities and true religious liberty.
People of faith have suffered under the Trump administration’s attacks on civil rights, religious freedom, and health and economic well-being.
Here are some of the Faith and Progressive Policy Initiative's coronavirus-related resources.
Connecting the Dots: How the Trump Administration Misuses Religious Freedom To Create a License To Discriminate
This video examines how the Trump administration is expanding religious exemptions in an attempt to gut civil rights protections and codify discrimination against people of minority faiths, women, and people who are LGBTQ.
Policymakers must follow evidence-based public health guidance and reject the misuse of religious freedom.
Government officials must prohibit houses of worship from remaining open to large gatherings.
Progressive faith leaders want the next debate to cover topics that range from racism and bigotry to climate change and income inequality.
On international Human Rights Day, the Trump administration’s policies are harming rights at home and abroad.
These nine LGBTQ faith leaders work to resist injustice and articulate a moral vision for the United States.
People of faith have been at the forefront of the fight for LGBTQ rights for more than 50 years.
Policymakers should ensure that religious liberty extends to all Americans—and that it is not misused as a license to discriminate.
Faith leaders across the United States are showing support for the Equality Act, a bill that would grant members of the LGBTQ community consistent protections.
The right to religious freedom is an essential American protection, yet it has been distorted in recent years to cause harm and discrimination.