Recently, an article about transgender issues was published in the UU World magazine by a well-meaning cisgender woman. The article prompted immediate criticism from the trans community, resulting in apologies from the magazine’s editor and the UUA president. What can we learn from this about transgender issues, about trying to be an ally, and about accountability in a faith community?
Humans are social creatures, so having a sense of belonging is something that we all want. Hopefully, belonging does not mean excluding others. How can we foster a greater sense of belonging here in our Fellowship, and how can we see this issue in a society that is increasingly divided?
Sermon by Guy Newland
Allies in justice work have splintered over the practice of “calling out” instances of insensitivity.
How can we work together against the evils of racism today?
Attendees to the UUGA, Brigitte, Matt, Carolina, and Carol, will summarize workshops attended.
Topics are: “Understanding and Dismantling White Supremacy,” “How ‘WE the People’ Can Save Our Democracy,” “Communicating Across Social Class,” “Where Our Resources, Values, and Integrity Meet.”
Services are lead by our minister Andrew Frantz unless otherwise indicated.
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