Tag Archive: homophobia

Fear and Denial in Politics

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I would like to think that the nastiness of the American presidential campaign is a new low. As bad as it is, I only have to think back to other recent campaigns to see races that set a pretty low bar. And, taking the longer view, we can find lots of tawdry examples. Of course, …

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Scouting and Paranoia

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The Boy Scouts’ recent decision to maintain their exclusion of gay scouts and leaders was disappointing. Alas, it was not surprising. After a two year review, the organization decided to maintain its anti-gay policy. I know that this was particularly painful for the many Unitarian Universalists who have worked so hard to change this policy. …

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Supporting Marriage Equality

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I am proud of the way Unitarian Universalists have been leaders in the full acceptance of LGBT people. We have been leaders in the faith community on issues of gender equality. I am proud of the way we have “walked our talk” with the acceptance of LGBT clergy in our congregations. In recent years, our …

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Love Under Attack

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One of my favorite aspects of our winter holidays is how they serve as a reminder of what’s truly important in life. And now, even as many of us settle back into our usual routines, I am rejuvenated, prepared for hard work in the New Year, bolstered by my precious time with loved ones. This spiritual …

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