Adam Lawrence Dyer

Adam Lawrence Dyer is an educator and an LGBT- and justice-reform activist and currently leads the California Equity Ministry Network. He is pursuing a master of divinity degree at The Pacific School of Religion. He has a background in wellness, including massage therapy, personal training, fitness, and dance.

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Is Unitarian Universalism an oasis or a war zone for blacks?

By Adam Lawrence Dyer | June 1, 2018 | From Ideas
Tagged as: Culture, Identity, Race/Ethnicity

This timely collection of poems explores faith, race, love, identity, and more, and invites us to think deeply about our place and role in contemporary society. The latest installment in the popular Skinner House inSpirit series.

Book | By Adam Lawrence Dyer | From Skinner House Books
Tagged as: Activism, Anti-Oppression, Diversity, Faith, Justice, Pain, Race/Ethnicity, Anti-Oppression

That first breath must be delicious. It must be more tantalizing, more intoxicating than any drug, fragrant like no flower will ever be enticing like no body scent. It must be all of this, and more yet without words or memories, how do we know? That first glorious rush of air wants us to keep...

Poetry | By Adam Lawrence Dyer | July 8, 2016 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: Awe, Body, Identity, Purpose, Wonder

A Dixieland chorus of separate lines / Just lucky to be in the same key, in the same room.

Feature | By Adam Lawrence Dyer | May 23, 2016 | From UU World
Tagged as: Anti-Oppression, Identity, Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer, Multiculturalism, Sexuality

Don’t speak to me of “healing” racism, or “wounded souls” or the “painful hurt” until you are willing to feel the scars on my great-great-grandmother Laury’s back. Don’t speak to me of “values” or “justice” or “righting wrongs” until you are able to feel the heartache...

Reading | By Adam Lawrence Dyer | May 17, 2016 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: #BlackLivesMatter, America, Anti-Oppression, Brokenness, Direct Experience, Healing, Identity, Justice, Personal Stories, Race/Ethnicity, Responsibility, Secular, Shame

You’ve seen it. Two black men pass each other on the street. They nod. Subtle, sometimes imperceptible, but there is acknowledgement. “Do you know him?” “No . . . (yes) . . . no.” I learned this from my father and my grandfather and my other grandfather and my uncles and my great uncle and...

Reading | By Adam Lawrence Dyer | May 17, 2016 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: #BlackLivesMatter, 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), America, Anti-Oppression, Connections, Direct Experience, Identity, Race/Ethnicity, Secular, Solidarity, Unity

A discussion of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s provocative new book Between the World and Me.

By Kenny Wiley, Ashley V. Boyd, Adam Lawrence Dyer, Kat Liu, Jacqui C. Williams | November 1, 2015 | From Ideas
Tagged as: Anti-Oppression, Culture, Multiculturalism, Anti-Racism

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