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Integrity

Exemplar: Gwendolyn Howard

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Exemplar: Gwendolyn Howard

Unitarian Universalism has not always made space for the work of trans ministers, but the work of trans ministers has been precious and irreplaceable just the same.

Theresa I. Soto | 6/1/2019 | Summer 2019

The invisible woman

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The invisible woman

‘You said it was for the best if my soul remained hidden. . . . I believed you for a time.’

Gwen­dolyn Howard | 6/1/2019 | Summer 2019

Exactly me

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Exactly me

‘I thought I had to be what other people wanted me to be, but it didn’t work.’

Sarah Weaver | 6/1/2019 | Summer 2019

Queering faith

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Queering faith

At the core of Unitarian Universalism is the idea that my truth and your truth can both be true, even if they contradict each other.

Alex Kapitan | 6/1/2019 | Summer 2019

Your stories belong to you

Spirit

Your stories belong to you

no one can rename you
Other, it can’t stick, as you offer the gift
of being and saying who you are.

Theresa I. Soto | 3/30/2019

Assumed identities: A personal history of passing

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Assumed identities: A personal history of passing

I want to tell the truth now, about how I passed—and how people passed me off—as an American Indian.

Brando Skyhorse | 4/16/2018 | Spring 2018

Choosing a stubborn love

Life

Choosing a stubborn love

Why I returned to my mostly white UU congregation.

Michael Hornsby | 2/26/2018 | Spring 2018

My tender places are a source of strength

Life

My tender places are a source of strength

Out of the blue, the 5-year-old turned to me and said matter-of-factly, ‘You’re fat.’

Lindasusan Ulrich | 3/1/2018 | Spring 2018

Even acknowledging my own racism is controversial

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Even acknowledging my own racism is controversial

Seeing my own racism is like any other kind of self-knowledge: Unpleasant, but very real.

Doug Muder | 2/5/2018

Emptying my shoe

Spirit

Emptying my shoe

I can’t imagine where I’d be had I not found my Unitarian Universalist congregation.

Suzi Chase | 11/27/2017 | Winter 2017

Henry David Thoreau, the original none

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Henry David Thoreau, the original none

He wanted nothing to do with the Unitarian church that baptized him, but today’s Unitarian Universalism has embraced his revolutionary ecological, conscientious, and spiritually open approach.

Richard Higgins | 7/10/2017 | Summer 2017

The queer path of Christian virtue

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The queer path of Christian virtue

Exploring the queerness of the Christian tradition can shed light on its content.

Elizabeth M. Edman | 7/25/2016 | Summer 2016

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