Rev. Pat Bumgardner, Executive Director and Board Chair of the Global Justice Institute, a nonprofit international human rights group, on the Obama administration’s new and unprecedented efforts to address the on-the-ground reality of daily life for oppressed sexual minorities in many parts of the world. She is also Senior Pastor at Metropolitan Community Church of New York.
Haroon Moghul, a Fellow at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, on the revolutionary developments in the Muslim world during the past year, and the frequent disconnect in the ways Muslims in the Middle East and non Muslims in the West view each other, as well as strategies to better that understanding in 2012. He is an Associate Editor at Religion Dispatches and a Ph.D. candidate at Columbia University.
Greg Epstein, Humanist Chaplain at Harvard University, on the growing cooperation within the interfaith community among Humanists and religious people, and the promise this trend offers for both groups.