Rev. Marie Alford-Harkey is the president and CEO of the Religious Institute, a national multifaith nonprofit dedicated to advocating for sexual health, education, and justice in faith communities and society. She is the lead author of the Religious Institute publication Making the Invisible Visible: Bisexuality in Faith Communities.

Marie leads workshops, writes, preaches, and teaches to promote a progressive vision of faith and sexuality on such issues as access to abortion and family planning, LGBTQ rights, comprehensive sexuality education, and prevention of sexual abuse, misconduct and harassment.

Marie is an educator with twenty years of classroom experience. She is an ordained pastor in the Metropolitan Community Church. She holds a Master of Divinity degree from the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a Master of Arts degree in French from Wayne State University.


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