Status of Transsexuals (Rabbinical Assembly)

Conclusions
1. Only those who have undergone full [Sex Reassignment Surgery–SRS] (including phallosplasty/vaginoplasty) are to be considered as having changed their sex status, and recognized so by Jewish Law.
2. A person who has undergone partial SRS is not deemed to have changed their sex status.
3. A brit or hatafat dam brit is not required for one who has had a phalloplasty.
4. A get is not necessary if one spouse undergoes SRS since the qiddushin are automatically annulled. However in the case of an MTF (male-to-female) person a get should be given before the SRS is completed.

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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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Confronting Gender Identity Discrimination

Confronting Gender Identity Discrimination

2007 Responsive Resolution

Whereas the President of the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations noted, in his June 21st report to the General Assembly, the work of our West Florida congregations on the issue of employment discrimination against transgender individuals, and

Whereas there has been no prior statement by the General Assembly specifically addressing our Association’s views on transgender identity,

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