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LGBTQ Welcome & Equality
  • Unitarian Universalism Holds that No Person’s Identity is Dictated by Laws and Legislation

    Our Unitarian Universalist faith affirms that no person’s identity is dictated by laws and legislation. In accordance with our First Principle, transgender, genderqueer, non-binary, and ALL persons possess inherent worth and dignity, which includes the right to define who we are.
    By Susan Frederick-Gray | 10/23/2018
  • UUA joins the Poor People's Campaign to address “Violence Through Policies that Abandon LGBTQ Youth to Homelessness” on Capital Hill

    House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi hosted a hearing with the Poor People's Campaign on September 26, 2018. Rev. Michael Crumpler represented the UUA at this event, and offered his testimony along with Darin Brooks, a fast food worker involved with the Poor People's Campaign....
    By Michael J. Crumpler | 10/16/2018
  • Introducing our our new Multicultural Ministries intern, Jade Sylvan!

    It is my greatest privilege to introduce our new Multicultural Ministries intern from Harvard Divinity School, Jade Sylvan. Jade will be assisting the UUA Multicultural Ministries Office with LGBTQ and Intercultural programs. ...
    By Michael J. Crumpler | 10/12/2018
  • Dare to Come Out to Ourselves on National Coming Out Day!

    I did a little research on the history of National Coming Out Day. It began in 1988 with the premise that coming out as a queer or trans person was the most basic form of activism one could do, because of the rationale that it is harder for people to hate queer or trans people...
    By Sara Green | 10/10/2018
  • On this 30th Anniversary of National Coming Out Day, Let Us “Come Out" for LGBTQ Equality and Inclusion

    On this 30th Anniversary of National Coming Out Day, let us “come out“ in support of our sisters and brothers, mothers and fathers, neighbors and friends courageously living their truth by committing to act in solidarity and give generously to causes affirming our inherit worth...
    By Michael J. Crumpler | 10/10/2018
  • Embrace the Grace of Being Loved: A Charge to the Minister

    Editor's Note: This charge was offered by Dr. Janice Marie Johnson, UUA Multicultural Ministries and Leadership Director, for the installation of Reverend Dawn Fortune on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Jersey Shore, NJ. We...
    By Janice Marie Johnson | 10/10/2018

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