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CELEBRATING SCOTUS RULING WITH #JUSTMARRIAGE

The U.S. Supreme Court issued their 5 to 4 ruling in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, establishing federal recognition of same-sex marriage. With this decision, marriage equality for same-sex couples has become the law of the land nationwide. In celebration of this historic victory for equal rights, UU ministers and congregations will offer free weddings for same-sex couples nationwide on July 11 and 12, in an event called #justmarriage.

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Watch this video of UU World Editor Chris Walton introducing the all-new, mobile-optimized UUWorld.org.

Praise to You, the Connecting Web

Dew drops on a spider web line up like jewels.

Praise to You, the Connecting Web

Rev. Amy Zucker Morgenstern: "Wherever we connect, you are the connection."

We Celebrate LGBTQ Rights

Youth with rainbow hat participating in Standing on the Side of Love, 2009 National Equality March in Washington, DC

Posted in: What We Do

We Celebrate LGBTQ Rights

As Unitarian Universalists, we not only open our doors to people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, we value diversity of sexuality and gender and see it as a spiritual gift. In our congregations and spiritual communities, we welcome all, we affirm same-sex marriage (and have for decades), and we continue to challenge laws and attitudes that discriminate.

From Beacon Press: Love's Promises

Love's Promises book cover

Posted in: Beacon Press

From Beacon Press: Love's Promises

Most people think of love and contracts as strange bedfellows, or even opposites. In Love’s Promises, however, law professor Martha Ertman shows that far from cold and calculating, contracts shape and sustain families.

African American Church Burnings: A Statement from the UUA President

Peter Morales speaking

African American Church Burnings: A Statement from the UUA President

“Where we choose to worship is sacred space. To violate that space is unconscionable. In less than two weeks, we have witnessed that violation again and again. First, with the horrific massacre during Bible study at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Charleston, SC, and now, with suspected arson at a number of African American churches in southern states."

UUA and UUSC Respond to Papal Encyclical

UUs rally at the People's Climate March.

Posted in: Press Room

UUA and UUSC Respond to Papal Encyclical

“The crisis of climate change is the gravest threat facing our world today, and as people of faith and conscience we are called to respond to the moral imperative to advance climate justice. The Unitarian Universalist Association and the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee therefore applaud Pope Francis for focusing the world’s attention on the threat of climate change by issuing ‘Laudato Si’ or ‘Praise Be to You,’ a papal letter addressed not just to Catholics but to ‘every person living on this planet.’"

Black Lives Matter Banner ‘Brings Out Conversation’

UUs of Boulder CO hold Black Lives Matter Banner

Black Lives Matter Banner ‘Brings Out Conversation’

The Unitarian Universalist (UU) Congregation of Columbia is one of more than two dozen Unitarian Universalist churches across the country participating in an unofficial “Black Lives Matter” banner campaign, which has grown in response to highly publicized police violence toward people of color in communities nationwide.