Survivors' Summit 2019 A conference by the Ruth Institute

Thanks to all of our speakers, attendees, and staff for a phenomenal educational event!

Second Annual Ruth Institute Awards Dinner


Summit for Survivors of the Sexual Revolution

with particular focus on

Survivors of Divorce and Homosexuality

April 26-27, 2019 / / Lake Charles, LA

from our Awards Dinner on Friday night . . .

Moira Greyland Peat: The Last Closet

A conversation with Moira Greyland Peat, winner of Ruth Institute's 2019 "Public Witness" award

A conversation with Jeff Morgan, winner of Ruth Institute's 2019 "Activism" award

A conversation with Dr. Robert Gagnon, winner of Ruth Institute's 2019 "Scholarship" award

from Saturday morning, talks and panels on No-Fault Divorce . . .

Dr. Stephen Baskerville: How No-Fault Divorce Empowers the State

Leila Miller: The Lifelong Impact of Divorce on Children

"Reluctantly Divorced" Panelists

Christy Fitzgerald

Allen Chlupacek

Kristi Davis

Divorce Reform Panelists

Jeff Morgan, divorce reform activist

Chris Brennan, attorney

Matthew Johnston, activist & researcher

from Saturday afternoon, Survivors of the Gay Lifestyle . . .

Dr. Robert Gagnon: What the Church Really Teaches about Homosexuality

Fr. Paul Sullins, Ph.D.: Impact of Same-Sex Parenting on Children / Clergy Sex Abuse Report

LGBT Survivors' Panel

Interviews with Staff & Attendees

Our thanks to everyone who made this event possible.

Survivors' Summit 2020

July 17-19

Lake Charles, Louisiana


Created with images by Simon - "rough horn alpine tannheimer mountains" • 9180269 - "mountain landscape snow" • Oimheidi - "zugspitze alpine summit" • Samuel Ferrara - "untitled image" • Omer Salom - "Angels Landing" • Mads Schmidt Rasmussen - "untitled image" • Simon - "rough horn alpine tannheimer mountains" • Guillaume Briard - "Munken hike, all the way up, got my eye on the magnificent rock layers. You can’t see the end of this peaks it was like being lost in a mountain maze, breathtaking feeling in Lofoten" • Rohit Tandon - "Ama Dablam mountain" • Zbynek Burival - "Cumulus clouds in the sky"