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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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Coming Out for Freedom

This post was written by Annette Marquis, District Executive for the Unitarian Universalist Association’s Southeast District and the author of a new eBook called Resistance: A Memoir of Civil Disobedience in Maricopa County. Angel is twenty-three years old. He came to the United States right after his first birthday. His six younger sisters were all...

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Baltimore Ravens Linebacker Continues Marriage Equality Advocacy He Began with the Standing on the Side of Love Campaign

“Whether it was women’s rights or interracial marriage or civil rights, whatever it was, it’s all led to where we are today. And now it’s gay rights. And it’s all the same issue even though they’re all different things. They’re all predicated on equality and treating people fairly. So I just see it from that...

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Celebrating Pride “Out in the Park”

Last month, Norfolk, Virginia held its annual “Out in the Park” Pride festival with an estimated 17,000 attendees. The Unitarian Church of Norfolk (UCN), the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Peninsula (UUFP) in Newport News, and the Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists (WUU) joined together to spread the news about Unitarian Universalism and UU LGBT history. In...

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Thank You, Elizabeth!

This week we received a donation along with this lovely note from 15-year-old Elizabeth: Elizabeth chose to send in some of her allowance money to support our work for marriage equality. Thank you so much for your generosity, Elizabeth! It’s the gratitude and support of people like you that make all of our hard work...

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Stay Informed with Standing on the Side of Love Twitter Lists

Here at Standing on the Side of Love, we are consistently amazed by how Twitter can act as a platform for disseminating information that is neglected and ignored by the mainstream media. The people and organizations that we follow on Twitter are always a-buzz with social justice news that we simply can’t find anywhere else. In an...

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