National Religious Resources

NOTE: For local congregations/chapters, contact the national organization listed below or consult the Washington Blade Online (www.washblade.com) for more information.

Affirmation: Gay & Lesbian Mormons
P.O. Box 46022
Los Angeles, CA 90046-0022
(661) 367-2421
http://www.affirmation.org

Affirmation: United Methodists for Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Concerns
P.O. Box 1021
Evanston, IL 60204
847-733-9590
http://www.umaffirm.org

The Association of Welcoming & Affirming Baptists
P.O. Box 259257
Madison, WI 53725
(608) 255-2155
http://www.wabaptists.org
mail@wabaptists.org

Dignity/USA (Roman Catholic)
http://www.dignityusa.org

National Office
PO Box 376
Medford, MA 02155
(800) 877-8797
info@dignityusa.org

Washington DC Chapter
PO Box 15279
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 546-2235
dignity@dignitywashington.org

GLOE – Gay & Lesbian Outreach and Engagement
Part of the DC Jewish Community Center
Director – Justin Lerner | (202) 777-3253

The Stuart S. Kurlander Program for Gay & Lesbian Outreach and Engagement (GLOE) provides social, cultural, educational and public policy programming that speaks to issues, interests, choices and concerns of the Washington DC gay and lesbian Jewish community. The Program’s vision is to create a destination where gay and lesbian Jews and their friends, families, partners and other supporters feel comfortable exploring programming and events developed for a wide and diverse audience.

They also provide social networks for Jewish people including:

This group is for lesbian, bisexual, queer, and “questioning” Jewish women of the metro Washington, DC, area. Its purposes are to facilitate opportunities for local “Jewbians” to meet in person and to talk online. Wouldn’t your mom be pleased??
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/njg_dc/

Integrity USA (Episcopalian)
PO Box 39170
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 952-9971
http://www.integrityusa.org
info@integrityusa.org

Interfaith Working Group
http://www.iwgonline.org/

Interweave Continental: Unitarian Universalists for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Concerns
156 Massapoag Ave.,
Sharon, MA 02067-2749
http://interweavecontinental.ning.com/
interweavepresident@gmail.com

Lutherans Concerned of North America
1669 Arcade Street, Suite 2
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55106-1054
(651) 665-0861
http://www.lcna.org
info@ReconcilingWorks.org

Metropolitan Community Churches (LGBTQ Christians)
PO Box 50488
Sarasota, FL 34232
(310) 360-8640
http://www.mccchurch.org/
MCCchurches@gmail.com

Muslims For Progressive Values (LGBTQ Muslims)
1626 N. Wilcox Ave, Suite 702
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 696-2678
http://www.mpvusa.org/lgbtqi-resources/
info@mpvusa.org

National Union of Jewish Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, and Questioning Students (NUJULS)

247 West 37th Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10018
http://www.jesna.org/
info@jesna.org

NUJULS holds an annual conference at a different university each year. These conferences feature speakers, text study, and workshops on topics such as Judaism and queerness, activism, relationships, ethics, coming out, and politics, as well as providing an opportunity for students to build community, network, and practice Judaism in a queer context. They also offer a small grant and training program for queer Jewish students organizing on their campus, beginning queer Jewish student groups, or existing student groups and ally trainings for those in the Jewish and queer communities who work with students.

Reconciling Ministries Network
123 W Madison Street, Suite 2150
Chicago, IL 60602
(773) 736-5526
http://www.rmnetwork.org/

World Congress of Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Jewish Organizations
P. O. Box 23379
Washington, DC 20026-3379
http://www.glbtjews.org

 Resources Updated July 2016