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Surina Khan is Associate Analyst at Political Research Associates. Her research and writing has been published widely in periodicals, including Sojourner, The Boston Phoenix, The Worcester Phoenix, Gay Community News, Boston Magazine, The Harvard Gay and Lesbian Review, and The Washington Blade, among others.


PRA, NGLTF, and EPF gratefully acknowledge the support of the funders who helped make possible the research, writing, and distribution of this report. They include: the Astraea National Lesbian Action Foundation, the Columbia Foundation, the Deer Creek Foundation, the Gill Foundation, the Joyce Mertz-Gilmore Foundation, the United Church Board for Homeland Ministries, Division of the American Missionary Association, and several individual donors.

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Equal Partners in Faith (EPF) is a multi-racial, multi-faith national network of religious leaders and people of faith committed to equality and diversity. EPF helps people of faith understand and challenge the ways Religious Right leaders manipulate religion to promote an exclusive and divisive political agenda. EPF focuses currently on why and how these leaders build support for Promise Keepers, how they organize in communities of color, and how they campaign against the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. On these and related issues, EPF provides a national voice for concerned people of faith and supports local organizing, public education, and media outreach efforts by faith-based groups.

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