Stop the Hate: Protect And Support Our Transgender And Gender Non-Conforming Family

2016 Action of Immediate Witness BECAUSE—“Injustice at Every Turn,” a 2011 nationwide survey of transgender and gender non-conforming people, detailed overwhelming discrimination across multiple major areas of their lives: education, employment, health, family life, housing, and public accommodations; BECAUSE—Equality in all these areas is a fundamental human right; BECAUSE—Transgender and gender non-conforming people are routinely […]

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Reproductive Justice: 2015 Statement of Conscience

Sexuality Education in Public Schools
1994 Resolution of Immediate of Witness

BECAUSE Unitarian Universalists affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person, and

BECAUSE Unitarian Universalists affirm the value of loving relationships—heterosexual, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender; and

WHEREAS youth are increasingly exposed to and victimized by rape and incest, unplanned pregnancy, sexual abuse, and sexual harassment;

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Non-discrimination.

Bylaws Section C-2.3. The Association declares and affirms its special responsibility, and that of its member congregations and organizations, to promote the full participation of persons in all of its and their activities and in the full range of human endeavor without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, disability, affectional or sexual orientation, age, language, citizenship […]

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Oppose Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity-Based Violence in Iraq

Oppose Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity-Based Violence in Iraq
2009 Action of Immediate Witness

WHEREAS the first and sixth Unitarian Universalist [UU] Principles affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person and the goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all, and the United Nations Charter reflects these values in its commitment to promote peace, prosperity, and dignity for all people; and

WHEREAS the Yogyakarta Principles apply international human rights law to sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) and reflect UU values; and

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Support Comprehensive Sexuality Education Legislation

Support Comprehensive Sexuality Education Legislation
2007 Action of Immediate Witness

BECAUSE our Unitarian Universalist principles call on us to affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person; justice, equity and compassion in human relations, and the goal of world community with peace and justice for all;

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Sexuality Education in Public Schools

Sexuality Education in Public Schools
1994 Resolution of Immediate of Witness

BECAUSE Unitarian Universalists affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person, and

BECAUSE Unitarian Universalists affirm the value of loving relationships—heterosexual, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender; and

WHEREAS youth are increasingly exposed to and victimized by rape and incest, unplanned pregnancy, sexual abuse, and sexual harassment;

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Universal Health Care

Universal Health Care
1992 General Resolution

Because Unitarian Universalists affirm the worth and dignity of every individual;

Because, as set forth in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, all people have a right to high-quality health care; and

Because it is the responsibility of the public through government to provide for the common needs of the people in a just, equitable, and compassionate manner; and

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National Health Plan

National Health Plan
1971 General Resolution

CONVINCED: That a federally sponsored health insurance plan has become mandatory in view of the fact that the health care costs have continued to soar;

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Global HIV/AIDS

Global HIV/AIDS
2003 Action of Immediate Witness

WHEREAS our Unitarian Universalist Principles call us to affirm the inherent worth and dignity of every person and to promote justice, equity, and compassion in human relations;

WHEREAS HIV/AIDS is one of the most devastating crises in the history of public health, causing 25 million deaths and now infecting over 40 million men, women, and children, and if present trends continue, 40 million African children will have become orphans by the year 2010;

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AIDS/HIV Crisis

AIDS/HIV Crisis
1989 General Resolution

Because the member congregations of the Unitarian Universalist Association have affirmed in covenant to promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person, and justice, equity, and compassion in human relations;

Because we reject the fear and loathing of the human body and sexuality instilled by some religious traditions, and we reject the notion of disease as divine punishment or natural retribution for “moral failure”; and

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