PFLAG National—the nation’s largest organization for parents, families, friends and allies united with people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)— released the following statement from Executive Director Jody M. Huckaby on the issue of religious exemptions and the law
PFLAG Professionals & Family Gender Conference
November 14th and 15th
The event is an amazing opportunity for parents, caregivers, teens, children, and the professionals that support them to come together to discuss the concepts of gender identity and expression.
Professional’s Day: Workshops, discussions & networking for medical, mental health, legal, and education professionals.
Family Day: Workshops for parents and caregivers. Special teen program. Kids and tween camps.
Saturday, November 15, 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Cedar Lane UU Church
9601 Cedar Ln, Bethesda, MD 20814
Please join us to remember those we have lost with speech, music, service, and vigil.
6th Annual Northern Virginia Interfaith Trans* Day of Remembrance Service-November 20, UU Congregation of Fairfax, Oakton, VA
Thursday, November 20, 7:30 p.m.
UU Congregation of Fairfax
2709 Hunter Mill Rd. in Oakton, VA
This annual service memorializes those who have died as a result of transphobia –the hatred or fear of transgender and people who do not conform to society’s gender stereotypes.
Sunday, November 16, 12;30 p.m.
UU Congregation of Columbia
Owen Brown Interfaith Center
7246 Cradlerock Way
Columbia, MD 21045
Our speaker, a transgender woman and UU Congregation of Columbia member, will address issues such as the following: What is really involved in transitioning from male to female? What challenges do transgender women face and how do they deal with them? How is reality different from what we see on TV and in the papers?
Thursday, November 20, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 p.m.)
First Unitarian Church
Franklin and Charles Sts.
Baltimore, MD 21202
Candlelight Vigil and Memorial Service. Please join us as we honor and remember those whose lives were cut short
Teen Talk is a monthly discussion group for teens run by trained PPM teen Peer Educators. It’s fun, informal and there’s free pizza! These programs cover a wide range of topics, from birth control to healthy relationships. Upcoming Teen Talks and Topics: October 17th: Sexual Orientation November 21st: Drugs, Alcohol, and Sexual Situations.
Pictures of UUs at 2012 Capital Pride Parade
Look at the new Unitarian Universalist Standing on the Side of Love campaign website.