Articles Tagged Discrimination - ULC Blog

Many churches have made great strides toward the intentional inclusion of people who don't look or act like their historically typical members. Whether it is committing to the practice of antiracism, affirming the LGBTQI ...

Category: Morality Religion

In the ideal world, no one would ever have to come out of the closet. People would be able to freely love because there would be no such thing as a certain type of love bestowing more societal privileges than any other. ...

Category: Aid

You searched for a long time, but you finally did it. You found a church where you feel like you belong. It has a great children's program for the kids and engaging worship. Best of all, it seems to prioritize full gende ...

Category: Morality Politics Religion

On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden signed off on the bipartisan effort to make Juneteenth a federal holiday. Juneteenth is celebrated as a day of freedom for Black people. Many people applaud the acknowledgement of th ...

Category: Freedom Holidays and Observances Politics Social Justice

The year 2021 marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa race riot, which is considered one of the worst incidents of racial violence in the United States. Sadly, even people who grew up in Oklahoma often haven’t studie ...

Category: Equal Rights Freedom Human Rights

Historically, the United States has allowed for around 81,000 refugees to be admitted into the country every year. These are often religious minorities or similarly discriminated-against people fleeing from some of the w ...

Category: Aid Morality Politics Religion

The past few months have brought about massive changes to the lives of American citizens. In the midst of big questions about how best to handle COVID-19 outbreaks, a wide variety of human rights issues have also been br ...

Category: Human Rights Politics Political and Religious Controversy

News of the death of George Floyd, an unarmed African American man in Minneapolis who died while being detained by a police officer, quickly spread across the United States and the world, leading to widespread outrage an ...

Category: Equal Rights Human Rights Religion Social Justice

The Catholic Church is under fire yet again, except this time for allowing its schools to discriminate against and fire teachers for their sexual orientation. Most recently, two teachers at a Seattle-based school were fo ...

Category: Politics Religion School

Like so many other churches, the black church in America has always been a patriarchy. Dating clear black to the days of slavery, the black church represented virtually the only place where black men could — and di ...

Category: Equal Rights Religion Christianity