Charles Follen’s Christmas tree
How a man whose passions were religious freedom and the abolition of slavery came to be known as the father of American Christmas trees.
Time capsule unearthed from 25 Beacon St. cornerstone
Engraved copper box will be unsealed at farewell celebration in February.
Olympia Brown: pioneering minister, women's suffragist
Ordained in 1863, Brown was the first woman ordained with full denominational authority in America.
A quiet revolutionary
Laura Matilda Towne devoted her life to a school for former slaves.
UU-UNO marks fifty years at the United Nations
Unitarian Universalist voice for human rights at the UN since 1962.
Who really said that?
Francis Dávid didn’t say, ‘We need not think alike to love alike.’ Does it matter?
Tucker rescues women’s voices from archives
‘I wanted to give a voice to all of this experience that has generally been disregarded.’
Forty years of UU sexuality education
Our congregations are recognized leaders in comprehensive sex ed, grounded in UU values.
Robert Gould Shaw and his regiment of 'hope and glory'
25-year-old Unitarian led the first regiment of free blacks in the Union Army.
Henry Bergh: 'The great meddler'
The Unitarian who founded societies for the prevention of cruelty to animals and children.
Nordic strands of our living tradition
The story of Icelandic, Norwegian, and Finnish Unitarians in North America.
Unitarian values underscore Gaskell's novels
English novelist Elizabeth Gaskell wrote about social issues and the role of women in society.