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Equal Rights Articles - Page 4

In a recent blog entry titled "10 Reasons Why Homophobia Makes No Sense (Part 1)", we attempted to refute five arguments used to justify homophobia and deny LGBT people equal rights. Here we will attempt to refute the re ...

Category: Equal Rights, Freedom of Religion, Gay Weddings, Human Rights, Politics, Social Equality, Weddings, Citizens Rights

The Swedish government has officially recognized a new religion founded on the practice of file-sharing, called "Kopimism". Kopimists subscribe to the tenet that information and knowledge are sacred; for them the act of ...

Category: Equal Rights, Freedom of Religion, Religion, Social Justice, Spirituality

Right-wing fundamentalist Pat Robertson has been known to say some downright odious things on behalf of his faith. No doubt many of our own ministers ordained online are familiar. Recently he said that divorcing a spouse ...

Category: Ceremonies, Equal Rights, Freedom, Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances, Jesus Christ, Morality, Religion, Religious Items, Social Equality, Social Justice, Spirituality, Superstitions, Citizens Rights

Conan O'Brien, the late-night talk show host and comedian, has been officially ordained by the Universal Life Church Ministries. As of October 21st 2010 he joins the ranks of our many celebrity ministers.Conan O'Brien wi ...

Category: Ceremonies, Equal Rights, Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Gay Marriage Etiquette, Gay Weddings, Human Rights, Politics, Social Equality, Social Justice, Weddings, Blessings, Citizens Rights

History was made on July 24th, 2011 by the Pop Up Chapel and the ULC got to be there for it.Though we ordain hundreds of people every day, the Universal Life Church rarely gets to witness the weddings performed by our mi ...

Category: Equal Rights, Gay Weddings

Why the ULC Ministries cannot stay silent on Pastor Richey's broken silence on gay marriageThis is the third installment of the ULC Ministries's "Fear Blog" series where we highlight the ways in which fear is used in ina ...

Category: Uncategorized, Equal Rights, Human Rights, Morality, Politics, Social Equality

This Legal Guide is a great resource for lesbian and gay couples in almost every situation.Wading through red tape and legalities is never simple, however, for marginalized populations it can be astoundingly and earth sh ...

Category: Equal Rights, Social Equality, Social Justice, ULC Books

The ULCM commends New York on their efforts to ensure marriage equality for all citizens by passing legislation legalizing gay marriage!This bill marks the passage of same sex marriage in the largest state thus far; New ...

Category: Equal Rights, Freedom, Politics, Religion

From the desk of Brother Martin Freeman to Mary Hollinrake, Kent County ClerkFor context, please read our blog post about Mary Hollinrake's interactions with one of our ministers.Dear Mrs. Hollinrake:The Universal Life C ...

Category: Equal Rights

National Public Radio (NPR) released a story on June 12 about seven women in Germany who had been secretly ordained under the Roman Catholic Church in early 2002. Since then, the original seven women continued to ordain ...

Category: Equal Rights, Freedom of Religion, Social Equality, Christianity