Religious and Spiritual Groups and HIV
Religious and Spiritual Groups
- The Balm in Gilead
Operates an HIV/AIDS technical assistance center designed specifically to serve churches as well as public agencies and community-based organizations that wish to work with churches on AIDS issues as they relate to the African-American, African, and Caribbean communities.
- The Black Church and HIV/AIDS
Web page with links news, features, church statements, and worship resources related to African Americans, the church, and HIV/AIDS. Page hosted by the United Methodist Church.
Dignity/USA's National AIDS Project works with national AIDS organizations to both add a GLBT Catholic perspective and to provide information to local chapters.
- National Catholic AIDS Network
Devoted to helping the Church respond in an informed and compassionate manner to the challenges presented by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Website includes numerous resources, however organization closed its offices in 2007.
- National Episcopal AIDS Coalition
Educates Episcopalians about HIV/AIDS issues, advocates for the physical, emotional, and spiritual health of all people infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS.
- Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches
Addressing the spiritual needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered community around the world. Includes a global AIDS ministry.
- Al-Fatiha Foundation
Dedicated to Muslims who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, questioning, those exploring their sexual orientation or gender identity, and their allies, families and friends. Works with HIV/AIDS organizations in various cities to include concerns of Muslims who are gay, bisexual or MSM, to ensure that an Islamic approach to the HIV/AIDS epidemic is incorporated in the wider HIV/AIDS movement.
- Judaism and HIV/AIDS
Materials on Judaism and HIV/AIDS from the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism