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Q&A: LGBTQ Advocate Sam Ames

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Q&A: LGBTQ Advocate Sam Ames

Civil rights attorney Sam Ames says the 2020 election marks the beginning, not the end, of work to strengthen trans rights.

Staff Writer 5/1/2021 Spring 2021

What you need to know about trans rights in a new era

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What you need to know about trans rights in a new era

Advancements and challenges to transgender rights herald a new era calling for a recommitment to deep engagement.

Sam Ames 3/31/2021

The lawyer fighting for Liberia

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The lawyer fighting for Liberia

Award-winning environmental defender Alfred Brownell found renewed focus and faith in the battle to keep Liberia’s natural resources safe.

Sherri Daye Scott 10/23/2019 Fall 2019

Six UUs arrested at interfaith protest by U.S. Border Patrol

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Six UUs arrested at interfaith protest by U.S. Border Patrol

Interfaith “Love Knows No Borders” action held in solidarity with migrants’ right to seek asylum.

Michael Hart 12/14/2018 Spring 2019

Sin is personal, not just systemic

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Sin is personal, not just systemic

Does the sin of white supremacy live in us or in the systems beyond us? 

Molly Housh Gordon 8/9/2017 Spring 2018

‘Leaving no one out’

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‘Leaving no one out’

Unitarian Universalist minister who heads Colorado ACLU sees complentary values in civil liberties work and in UU communities.

Alexandra Varney McDonald 7/31/2017 Summer 2017

Coming of age in an American internment camp

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Coming of age in an American internment camp

Rose Tanaka, a Denver UU, graduated high school at Manzanar, the infamous American internment camp for people of Japanese descent.

Kenny Wiley 7/17/2017 Summer 2017

Refugees at home

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Refugees at home

Peter and Phyllis Morales have quietly shared their home with the family of two Mayan human rights activists since 2014.

Elaine McArdle 5/29/2017 Summer 2017

Be a patriot

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Be a patriot

Twenty lessons for citizens of an imperiled democracy, from a scholar of twentieth-century catastrophes.

Timothy Snyder 2/20/2017 Spring 2017

Declaration of conscience

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Declaration of conscience

We will oppose any and all unjust government actions to deport, register, discriminate, or despoil.

Peter Morales 2/27/2017 Spring 2017

News brief: UUA, UUSC issue Declaration of Conscience ‘in these troubling times’

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News brief: UUA, UUSC issue Declaration of Conscience ‘in these troubling times’

Unitarian Universalist Association and UU Service Committee presidents vow to ‘oppose any and all unjust government actions to deport, register, discriminate, or despoil.’

Christopher L. Walton 1/18/2017

Ken Burns explores Unitarians’ WWII story

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Ken Burns explores Unitarians’ WWII story

A new documentary about two Unitarian heroes is coming this fall to PBS.

Denise T. Davidoff 9/5/2016 Fall 2016

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