Articles Tagged Equality - 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

The Universal Life Church believes that all individuals are equal. That is why we do not discriminate and welcome everyone, of any race, sexuality, gender, socioeconomic status, and faith background to get ordained.

Category: Universal Life Church ULC Topics

In “Dear Church,” Lenny Duncan, a Black pastor in the ELCA, addresses racial inequities within his denomination. These same inequities exist in many religious institutions. To be a place that welcomes people of all r ...

Category: Morality Religion Social Equality

Issues concerning LGBTQ rights often pose big questions to politicians and religious leaders alike. While some churches continue to claim that having a sexual orientation other than heterosexuality goes against their tea ...

Category: Human Rights 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

With rates of domestic violence skyrocketing, the Malaysian government issued tips for how wives can keep their husbands happy during quarantine. Needless to say, critics were outraged by the misogynistic suggestions. 

Category: Equal Rights Health and Wellness

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

In a new document issued this past summer, the Vatican declared in a decidedly harsh fashion that gender is a matter of biological birth, not personal choice, and can’t be changed. Bearing the title “Male and ...

Category: Equal Rights Morality Christianity

According to the CDC, elder abuse is a “significant public health problem” that affects at least 10% of adults over the age of 60. Some believe that this figure is an underestimate of the problem because many ...

Category: Human Rights Social Justice