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Nearly 2,000 Religious Leaders Declare Support For Transgender Teen In Supreme Court Case

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 03.02.2017 | Politics

More than 1,800 religious leaders threw their support behind a transgender student’s Supreme Court case on Thursday. They argue that equal treatment...

Don't Give In To The Politics Of Hate

Rev. Peter Morales | Posted 07.19.2016 | Religion
Rev. Peter Morales

Hateful rhetoric by those who aspire to lead is contributing to the divisions in our country. Hate breeds violence, and violence creates more pain and more suffering. At some point, we have to say enough. We have to come together to show a better way.

Boy Scouts, Unitarians, and Atheists

Herb Silverman | Posted 05.31.2016 | Religion
Herb Silverman

I was pleased when I heard last year that the President of the Boy Scouts of America, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, called for an end to the ...

Toilet Training for Governor Pat McCrory

Rev. Peter Morales | Posted 04.02.2017 | Religion
Rev. Peter Morales

(An all genders bathroom at the Unitarian Universalist Association office.) When the city of Charlotte, North Carolina, passed an ordinance to allow ...

Why I Got Arrested Today With 20 Undocumented Women

Sandy Sorensen | Posted 11.12.2013 | Religion
Sandy Sorensen

A few minutes ago, I got arrested on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. I joined more than one hundred other women -- including 20 undocumented women -- to bring attention to our nation's horrendously unjust immigration system.

Faith as a Way

Rev. G. Jude Geiger | Posted 09.14.2013 | Religion
Rev. G. Jude Geiger

Faith is about finding ourselves again; helping our neighbor do the same; and trying to figure out how together we might heal the places of brokenness in our lives and the world around us. Faith demands that we keep a place for hope and meaning at our center.

Fear Of The Fiscal Cliff

Rev. Peter Morales | Posted 02.02.2013 | Religion
Rev. Peter Morales

Fear of plummeting over the "fiscal cliff" is driving the political discourse in Washington right now. The conversation, however, needs to be framed not as a political or economic issue, but as a moral issue.

Wedding Theology For The Spiritual But Not Religious

Rev. G. Jude Geiger | Posted 08.06.2012 | Religion
Rev. G. Jude Geiger

As a liberal, progressive minister in Brooklyn, I receive frequent requests to officiate weddings of couples who want to be married by a religious leader, but who don't want to have a particular tradition's stamp pressed too deeply upon their hour of celebration.

Returning To The Scene Of The Crime: Phoenix, Two Years Later

Rev. Peter Morales | Posted 06.24.2012 | Religion
Rev. Peter Morales

As the president of the Unitarian Universalist Association and a man of faith, I knew it was my obligation to stand in opposition to this draconian legislation that harms immigrants and people of color, tears apart families and destroys the peace of mind within American communities.

Spirituality Meet Leather

Amy Shiner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Amy Shiner

I'm pretty out about being pansexual at church. I am sure some of my closer fellow practitioners have picked up on the poly thing. So am I ready to take the next step and let my kinky flag fly free? I'm not sure there is a choice.

Investors for Immigration Reform

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Altschuler

Why should investors and corporations support immigration reform? In short, because immigration helps the economy, and companies rely on immigrant innovation, talent and complementary labor to thrive.

Unitarians Move Investments Over Sudan Conflict

Religion News Service | By Fernando Alfonso III | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Fernando Alfonso III Religion News Service (RNS) The Unitarian Universalist Association is moving its retirement plan from Fidelity Investments to...

Leveraging Love and Tech to Organize on Valentine's Day: Online Tools for Progressive Clergy to Advocate for LGBT Community

Chrissie Brodigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chrissie Brodigan

Perhaps no other single community has caused a larger divide in collective clergy-driven support than that of the LGBT community fighting for marriage equality.