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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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Snapshots from a Life in Transition

This article originally appeared in the Interweave Continental newsletter. To learn more, visit: http://www.interweaveuu.org. When I came out to my friends as transgender some years ago, one question that friends often asked me was “When did you know?” I wondered, “What had they missed?” It seemed pretty clear to me that I was always male and had been...

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At the Dentist: Fighting the Marriage Amendment

Rev. Meg Riley, Sr. Minister at Church of the Larger Fellowship and one of the founders of the Standing on the Side of Love campaign, is crossing borders in the unlikeliest of places: her dentist’s office. Facing an odious constitutional amendment on the Minnesota ballot this November that would ban marriage for same-gender couples, Rev....

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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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