OBJECTIVE

ExposingReligiousAbuse.com is a platform creating awareness of widespread abuses perpetrated by organized religious groups, particularly on women and children. This online resource will provide:

  • Support for those trapped in controlling religious situations around the world.

  •  Assistance in the process of achieving freedom of thought for those individuals.

  •  Education and accountability for religious leaders to identify and stop religious abuse.

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ABOUT LINDSAY M. RODRIGUEZ


Lindsay is a missionary kid who was born and raised in an evangelical mission agency (New Tribes Mission, now Ethnos 360). She has a lifetime of experience in the evangelical world, from boarding school in Panama, to college, to the start of her career at an evangelical NGO.

Rodriguez graduated from BIOLA  University with a degree in Intercultural Studies and Political Science; she received her M.A. in Political Science from Cal State Fullerton.

In 2004 she began work at Open Doors USA, where she founded their advocacy department and served as Advocacy Director. While there, she created the first scorecard to grade all members of Congress on their prioritization of international religious freedom. As a result, religious freedom has received much more attention within the U.S. Congress. It is now published jointly by Christianity Today and 21Wilberforce. 


Lindsay joined Coptic Solidarity in 2013, where she is now the Director of Advocacy and Development. She also writes press releases, articles, policy recommendations and briefings for them. Mrs. Rodriguez's advocacy for religious freedom has taken her all over the world to speak at various events, to represent her employers to the US Congress, the United Nations, and to work extensively with various politicians, leaders, and agencies.

Lindsay has had a few last names including Schwan, Vessey, Griffin, & Rodriguez.