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Our story hurt people

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Our story hurt people

Acknowledging that we have fallen short, UU World is committed to sharing in appropriate and respectful ways the inspiring and powerful stories of trans and gender nonbinary people within our faith community.

Christopher L. Walton | 3/6/2019 | Spring 2019

The ball that didn’t break us

Ideas

The ball that didn’t break us

What Unitarian Universalists can learn from the handling of the controversial Thomas Jefferson costume ball at the 1993 UUA General Assembly.

Elaine McArdle | 3/1/2019 | Spring 2019

First Peoples’ Convening focuses on climate-forced displacement

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First Peoples’ Convening focuses on climate-forced displacement

UU Service Committee co-sponsors gathering on climate change’s impact on Indigenous peoples.

Elaine McArdle | 3/1/2019 | Spring 2019

Nothing we do will be perfect

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Nothing we do will be perfect

To work for justice, religious liberals should let perfectionism go.

Nancy McDonald Ladd | 3/1/2019 | Spring 2019

Why are we talking about white supremacy?

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Why are we talking about white supremacy?

The idiot’s guide to critical race theory.

Crystal M. Fleming | 1/21/2019 | Winter 2018

Following the leaders

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Following the leaders

In the ongoing battle for the environment, we must learn to listen to those most affected.

Alicia Cooke | 12/10/2018 | Winter 2018

A spiritual subscription

Life

A spiritual subscription

Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism is hoping to build a more inclusive faith, one box at a time.

Sherri Scott | 11/1/2018 | Winter 2018

No time for a casual faith

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No time for a casual faith

The president of the Unitarian Universalist Association reflects on the spiritual challenges of confronting the resurgence of American white nationalism.

Susan Frederick-Gray | 9/10/2018 | Fall 2018

‘No time for a casual faith’: Watch the 2018 General Assembly’s Sunday worship service

General Assembly

‘No time for a casual faith’: Watch the 2018 General Assembly’s Sunday worship service

‘As Unitarian Universalists, we are first and foremost religious communities that practice love as our foundation—and we are living in times of heartbreak, violence, and pain.’

Staff Writer | 6/28/2018

UUs learn tools for ending the money bail system

General Assembly

UUs learn tools for ending the money bail system

Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism hosts public witness event at 2018 General Assembly focused on criminal justice reform.

Elaine McArdle | 6/22/2018

Kansas City activist arrested in confrontation with anti-LGBT protesters

General Assembly

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.

Elaine McArdle | 6/21/2018

The Universalist Klansman

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The Universalist Klansman

Unitarians and Universalists haven’t always challenged white supremacy. Sometimes they’ve championed it.

Colin Bossen | 8/13/2018 | Summer 2018

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