Rev. Benjamin Perry is Minister of Outreach and Media Strategy at Middle Church. He has also wordked an organizer with the New York chapter of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, as Deputy Director of Communications and Marketing at Union Theological Seminary, and as an editor at Time Inc.
An award-winning writer, his work focuses on the intersection of religion and politics. His byline has appeared in outlets like Slate, The Huffington Post, Sojourners, Bustle and Motherboard and he has appeared on MSNBC, Al Jazeera, and NY1. He is also a regular contributor to the daily newsletter The Resistance Prays. He holds a degree in psychology from SUNY Geneseo and a Masters of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary. You can follow him on Twitter @FaithfullyBP.
He is married to Erin Mayer, and they live with his brother and best friend in Washington Heights. He is the editor of Queer Faith photojournalism series, and helped curate an art exhibit by the same name. He is a passionate advocate for building Church that lives into God’s blessed queerness. His pronouns are he/him/his.