Ashley Horan

Supporting our Trans Siblings, on #TDOR and Every Day

Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance (#TDOR)—an annual day of grieving and memory for all the beloved transgender, non-binary, gender non-conforming, genderqueer, and gender expansive people who have been killed over the past 365 days for their gender identity and expression.

They Cannot Legislate Our Humanity

Yesterday, the New York Times reported that “the Trump administration is considering narrowly defining gender as a biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth, the most drastic move yet in a governmentwide effort to roll back recognition and protections of transgender people under federal civil rights law.”  If such a definition were adopted, as the NYT’s headline suggests, “‘transgender’ could be defined out of existence.”

MUUSJA’s 2018 Visionary Leadership Award Honors Denise Konen

Denise Konen of First Universalist Church of Minneapolis is the 2018 MUUSJA Visionary Leadership Award, which honors an individual who is living out their Unitarian Universalist faith in an embodied way through bold, accountable, spiritually-rooted work for justice in Minnesota.