UUA LGBTQ and Multicultural Ministries, Ministries and Faith Development

The LGBTQ and Multicultural Ministries Office supports congregations and communities with resources related to gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, and disability to insure that folks living at the margins feels affirmed, welcomed, and included in Unitarian Universalist spaces. The Office also works closely with the Organizing Strategy Team in their efforts to ensure that UU congregations are equipped to mobilize on behalf of LGBTQ and gender justice.

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An interview with Rev. Hope Johnson, one of two women of color granted emerita status in 2018.

By Hope Johnson, Janice Marie Johnson, UUA LGBTQ and Multicultural Ministries, Ministries and Faith Development | August 17, 2018 | From Justice and Inclusion
Tagged as: #BlackLivesMatter, Ministerial Transitions, Racial Justice & Multicultural Ministries

About UUA LGBTQ and Multicultural Ministries, Ministries and Faith Development

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Uplift

Community Support for Trans and Nonbinary People

Adrian Ballou, Mylo Way

From Uplift

It can be a frightening time to be trans, and to love trans folks. There can be a giant sense of fear and overwhelm, which can make us feel like shutting down. We want to offer more ways to navigate these times.

Capital Pride is June 8th

Eric Eldritch

From Uplift

Celebrating Pride allows us to experience power and possibility. When parades and festivals appear in your hometown, everyone can experience the power of community.

MO Trans Rally

Gretchen Maune

From Uplift

Even though my blindness and anxiety disorder make them an extra-chaotic experience at times, I’ve kept going because of that renewed sense of strength and purpose that fills my veins when I connect with fellow activists who, like me, know we can change the world.

UPLIFT October 2023

Michael J. Crumpler

From Uplift

October 18th is International Pronouns Day Pronouns Education as ResistanceIn November 2016, I was reeling. Donald Trump had just been elected. He had wreaked so much destruction just in the campaign cycle, it was hard to imagine his term in office.

Pronouns Education as Resistance

Shige Sakurai (they/them)

From Uplift

Join me this International Pronouns Day on October 18, 2023. Learn more and educate others about the importance of pronouns for trans/nonbinary folks, and for all people to offer more dignity and respect in and beyond our UU communities. Even seemingly “small” actions can generate great impacts.

Coming Out Spiritually

Eric Eldritch

From Uplift

Clearly, this year, Christian Theocracy and White Nationalism movements are emboldened. Hateful legislation is being proposed around the nation. The very act of “Coming Out” and “Being Out” is simultaneously more important, more transgressive and more dangerous than ever before.

Love and Solidarity with TNB People

Michael J. Crumpler

From Uplift

At a moment when so many legislatures are debating hateful laws, Unitarian Universalism affirms what is true yesterday, today, and every day: Trans people are divine. There is no such thing as other people’s children. We join together in fighting for a world in which all of us are free and thriving.

Uplift Access

March2024

Gretchen Maune

From Uplift Access

March 1st was the annual Disability Day of Mourning, and my feed was full of vigil videos and sorrow. The Autistic Self Advocacy Network and other organizations began using this date twelve years ago to memorialize the disabled beloveds we lose each year to filicide, the murder by a family member or

Holiday Blues

Gretchen Maune

From Uplift Access

Despite the bright, twinkling lights and the chiming bells, some of us are full of grief, fear, and pain. We believe there should be a time to honor these feelings as well.

UPLIFT Access October 2023

Gretchen Maune

From Uplift Access

The more I fill my life with people who love me for who I am, the more I’m able to unmask my autism, be open about my blindness and my depression, and freely share my gender and sexuality.

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