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Honor the Transgender Day of Remembrance

The Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), held annually in November 20th, is a day in which groups across the world hold vigils to remember those that have been brutally murdered simply because of their gender identity.

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Lives Are On the Line

As a native Ugandan and life-long LGBTQ activist, it broke my heart to learn that the Ugandan Parliament is poised to once again consider a bill known as the “Kill the Gays Bill” or the “Anti-Homosexuality Bill,” that proposes jail terms for LGBTQ individuals, including a life sentence or even the death penalty in some...

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A 30-Day Spiritual Journey for Social Justice

The election is behind us, but I’m still smiling when I think of all of the ways love won out at the polls. I’m thrilled that in just a few weeks, same-sex couples will finally begin marrying in my home state of Maryland, and a bill offering in-state tuition for young DREAMers—affirmed by a popular...

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Honor the Transgender Day of Remembrance

Every year at the end of November, communities across the globe come together to commemorate the International Transgender Day of Remembrance—a day dedicated to honoring trans* people who have lost their lives to acts of violence over the past year. This year, Standing on the Side of Love and the Church of the Larger Fellowship...

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Love Wins Big at the Ballot Box

Pinch me! I, like many of you, still can’t believe that this moment has finally arrived. Yesterday, voters in Maine and Maryland affirmed marriage equality at the ballot box. Minnesota became the first state in the country to reject writing discrimination into its state constitution. And, while the ballots are still being counted, marriage equality...

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The Painful Ordinariness of Marriage Equality

This post was written by Rev. Eric C. Kaminetzky, minister of the Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church in Washington State. Voters in Washington face a referendum on marriage equality–Referendum 74–this coming Election Day. The painfully ordinary plea from citizens of Washington State who wish their marriages to be recognized within the laws of the State of...

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