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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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Victory: Bank of America Declares Opposition to Anti-LGBT Constitutional Amendment in North Carolina

Great news from Rev. James Leach, a strong local advocate in North Carolina against Amendment One. The amendment will on the May ballot and, if passed, would ban marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships between same-gender couples. In partnership with local LGBT advocate organizations, Standing on the Side of Love created a Change.org petition last...

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Welcoming LGBTQ Families into the Civil Rights Legacy

The message below went out on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 to Standing on the Side of Love supporters. You can sign-up for these emails here. “That this powerful exhibition is opening at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute underscores the reality that freedom to be who you are and love who you love is a human...

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Love in the Balance–Minnesota Lobby Day

The message below went out on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 to Standing on the Side of Love supporters that live in Minnesota. You can sign-up for these emails here. I don’t think I could have believed, till just that moment arrived when 2,000 people woke up on a cold February morning in 2006, and poured...

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30 Days of Gathering, Speaking, Singing, and Witnessing on the Side of Love

There has been a flurry of activity around the country in conjunction with National Standing on the Side of Love Month. Our supporters kicked off the “30 Days of Love” by observing Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Events included an amazing economic justice youth overnight hosted by First Unitarian Denver and parade participants across the country...

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Tweet Your Faith: LGBTQ Equality

“Proposition 8 fails to advance any rational basis in singling out gay men and lesbians for denial of a marriage licence. Indeed, the evidence shows Proposition 8 does nothing more than enshrine in the California constitution the notion that opposite-sex couples are superior to same-sex couples.” ― Retired Judge Vaughn Walker, ruling Prop. 8 unconstitutional...

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