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UUs march in the 2011 Pride Parade in Washington, DC

UUs march in the 2011 Pride Parade in Washington, DC

LGBTQ Justice
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Justice
LGBTQ Welcome & Equality

Each of us has worth and dignity, and that worth includes our gender and our sexuality. As Unitarian Universalists (UUs), 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. We create inclusive religious communities and work for LGBTQ justice and equity as a core part of who we are. All of who you are is sacred. All of who you are is welcome.

What We Are Doing

  • Welcoming Congregations
    Our congregations engage in intentional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) welcoming ministry. Find a Welcoming Congregation near you or learn more about the Welcoming Congregation Program and how we are constantly deepening our practice of welcome.
  • LGBTQ Justice and Public Witness
    We have a proud history of living our values by advocating for rights and justice for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, including working for marriage equality, Side of Love, and more. 

Worship, Learn, and Live Your Faith

Worship & Education

  • Pride: A collection of resources, including readings, meditations, and stories you can use for LGBTQ-focused worship services.
  • Identity 101: Learn more about sexual orientations and gender identities.
  • Print resources: LGBTQ-related pamphlets, flyers, guides, and other print resources.
  • Our Whole Lives: A sexuality education program for the entire lifespan, inclusive of sexuality and gender diversity.

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Partnership

Effective justice ministry depends on partnership. UU partners for LGBTQ justice work, beyond the Unitarian Universalist Association, include UU State Action Networks, Standing on the Side of Love, Interweave, and Transgender Religious Professional UUs Together (TRUUsT). UUs also form interfaith partnerships, such as with the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Lambda Legal, the National LGBTQ Taskforce, and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

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For more information contact lgbtq@uua.org.

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