Steven Paulikas

All Saints’ Episcopal Church

Programs: Society, Culture & PoliticsRegions: Germany, United StatesCategory: Analysis

The Rev. Steven Paulikas is the rector of All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Brooklyn, New York. He has focused his ministry on congregational development rooted in radical welcome and acceptance of all people. He serves on the Board of Directors of Episcopal Relief & Development, which promotes early childhood development, prevention of gender-based violence, and climate resilience in the most vulnerable global communities. While a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, he co-chaired the New York Term Member Advisory Council. His opinion writing has recently appeared in the Financial Times, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and others. Prior to attending seminary, Steven was a journalist based in Vilnius, Lithuania.

Recent Content


The Past, Present, and Future of LGBTQ+ Communities in North Rhine-Westphalia

Following their trip to Florida, the AGI project group “Building LGBTQ+ Communities in Germany and the United States: Past, Present, and Future” convened in Cologne, Germany, in April 2024. Through …

Self-Determination Act Creates New Rights for Transgender People in Germany

On April 12, 2024, the German Bundestag passed the Selbstbestimmungsgesetz, or Self-Determination Act, arguably the most important piece of legislation for transgender people in Germany in over a generation. When …

A Snapshot of LGBTQ+ Experiences and Communities in Florida

Orlando, Miami, and Ft. Lauderdale In November 2023, under the auspices of AGI, seven Americans and seven Germans met in Florida to explore the past, present, and future of LGBTQ+ …