Kansas City activist arrested in confrontation with anti-LGBT protesters
During brief protest of Unitarian Universalist support for LGBT lives by Westboro Baptist Church, police arrest a local activist. General Assembly Safety Team works to de-escalate situation with police.
The #MeToo moment
We can decide not to let our culture be defined by toxic masculinity.
Getting intersectional means showing up when there are no pink hats
Only speaking out when one has skin in the game isn’t activism; it’s just self-preservation.
Hungarian Unitarian Church votes to support only male-female marriages
In response, Unitarian Universalist leaders in North America express ‘deep concern.’
Emptying my shoe
I can’t imagine where I’d be had I not found my Unitarian Universalist congregation.
Read this: UUA president condemns Trump’s plan to ban transgender people from military
‘We believe that transgender people should be accorded all the rights and responsibilities due every citizen, including the right to serve our country in the military.’
Second Source language changed preliminarily at General Assembly 2017
Delegates vote to change ‘woman and men’ to ‘people’ in Second Source; GA will vote again on amendment in 2018.
Texas UU coalition fights bills hostile to immigrants and transgender people
240 Unitarian Universalists lobby legislators on reproductive justice, immigrant and refugee justice, and economic justice issues.
Media roundup: New Orleans UUs host a town hall on transgender violence
A weekly guide to stories about Unitarian Universalists from other media sources.
A doctor makes transgender care her priority
A UU-founded family practice in rural New York offers transgender patients the services they need.
Declaration of conscience
We will oppose any and all unjust government actions to deport, register, discriminate, or despoil.
News brief: UUA president praises Boy Scouts’ change welcoming transgender boys
Morales: ‘This is a significant step in the direction of greater inclusion for the BSA.’