The Gender & Sexual Diversity Monitoring Group seeks to uphold UU Principles in order to assist and support the safe and equitable representation and inclusion of sexual and gender minorities and their supporters in Canadian Unitarian Universalist congregations by offering education, representation, political action, and historical preservation.
That all Canadian Unitarian Universalist congregations and organizations concretely reach out to and support communities who may be experiencing oppression based on their gender and/or sexual identities.
The Group seeks to uphold Unitarian Universalist Principles in order to assist and support the safe and equitable representation and inclusion of sexual and gender minorities and their supporters in Canadian Unitarian Universalist congregations by offering education, representation, political action, and historical preservation.”Therefore be it resolved that the Canadian Unitarian Council affirm the preferential option for the poor which calls for public policies to address and overcome disparities between rich and poor and which calls on governments to carefully consider all reasonable alternatives rather than adopting economic and social policies that require disadvantaged groups in society to make the greatest sacrifices….”
Actions and Issues
The CUC and UUMOC speak out and our voices are heard. Our recent letter urging the government to overturn the denied visas in time for the June 25-27 World Pride Event has been met with a positive response: six of ten … Continue reading
Unitarians proudly display rainbow flags and banners, and march in PRIDE parades in solidarity with the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) community. The majority of Unitarian and Unitarian Universalist congregations are Welcoming Congregations, which are intentionally inviting and safe communities for LGBTQ folks. Learn more about joining a congregation for a Pride march. Continue reading
The Welcoming Congregation program was developed for Unitarian Universalist congregations wanting to become more inclusive of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) people.
On behalf of the CUC Gender and Sexual Diversity Monitoring Group, Art Brewer presented the following RESOLUTION : The Resolution, as amended was carried. WHEREAS the Canadian Unitarian Council affirms and promotes the inherent worth and dignity of every person, and seeks … Continue reading
1978 – Human Rights and Sexual Orientation THAT the 17th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Unitarian Council encourages all societies and individual members to support all efforts to modify federal and provincial codes of human rights to bar discrimination based on … Continue reading
Sexual Orientation Two resolutions, in 1978 and 1984, dealt with human rights and sexual orientation. In 1978 the Annual Meeting encouraged “all societies and individual members to support all efforts to modify federal and provincial codes of human rights to … Continue reading