Lgbtq & Human Rights - Universal Life Church Monastery Blog

October 11th, 2019
For the first time in history, the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing a case about the employment rights of transgender individuals. The case involves a transgender woman who was fired from her job after announcing her transition and refusing to wear male clothes to work. With two new appointees by President Trump, how will the new court rule? Continue Reading »
September 4th, 2019
After learning that her brother and his fiancée had been turned down by a wedding venue in their small Mississippi hometown, Lakambria Welch thought there must have been a mistake. She drove down to Boone's Camp Event Hall in Booneville, MS to sort things out with the owner. But Welch couldn’t have been prepared for the conversation that followed. Continue Reading »
August 16th, 2019
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker just signed into law a bill that ensures all public school students in Illinois learn about the contributions and history of the LGBT movement in American history. Progressive groups are praising the bill as a step towards giving LGBT youth representation in their textbooks. However, some parents believe the law is taking away their right to educate their children about sexuality. Continue Reading »