Category Archives: News & Press

Putting the “T” First: Public Statement on This Week’s UU World Article

This week, the UU World published a piece about trans people that caused deep harm. TRUUsT, the organization of trans UU religious professionals, responds. Continue reading

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TRUUsT Releases Report on the Experiences of Trans Unitarian Universalists

An unprecedented report on a survey of trans UUs shows that UU congregations are not currently safe, affirming, and spiritually fulfilling for the majority of trans people, and points the way forward. Continue reading

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TRUUsT Announces New Service Directory of Trans and/or People of Color UU Religious Professionals

A new directory provides a way for UU congregations to hire trans and/or people of color religious professionals for consultations, trainings, guest preaching, and more. Continue reading

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TRUUsT Calls on All Unitarian Universalists to Take Action to Support Trans UUs

In the wake of the continued assault on trans lives, TRUUsT calls on Unitarian Universalists everywhere to take five immediate actions to support trans UUs. Continue reading

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Interim TRUUsT Steering Committee

Three members of the TRUUsT community have volunteered to serve as interim/acting steering committee members and help TRUUsT move forward. Continue reading

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Update on TRUUsT Leadership

TRUUsT is saddened to share that Rev. Anya Johnston and Terry Cummings are no longer on the steering committee of TRUUsT. Both Anya and Terry profoundly broke the TRUUsT covenant and would not engage in efforts to call them back … Continue reading

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Survey of Trans+ Unitarian Universalists

The steering committee of TRUUsT has teamed up with the Unitarian Universalist Association’s office of Multicultural Growth & Witness to collect data on the experiences of Unitarian Universalists who are transgender, non-binary, intersex, agender, Two Spirit, or otherwise not cisgender. … Continue reading

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Two Trans UU Ministers Called to Settled Ministry

TRUUsT is thrilled to announce that two trans ministers have been called to new Unitarian Universalist pulpits: Rev. Dawn Fortune and Rev. Otto O’Connor. Both have been called as settled ministers. Rev. Dawn Fortune was called to the Unitarian Universalist … Continue reading

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UU General Assembly Votes to Change UU Sources to Include Non-Binary People

On June 24, 2017, delegates to the Unitarian Universalist Association’s General Assembly in New Orleans overwhelmingly voted to approve language to make Unitarian Universalism’s second source more inclusive of people of all genders. Unitarian Universalism affirms and promotes seven principles, … Continue reading

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Upcoming UU Opportunities for Education and Action

In the next few weeks and months UUs can deepen their awareness of and advocacy for trans folks. Here’s how! Continue reading

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