"True religion must first of all be 'free' religion, free from irrational dogma that discourages personal growth."
--Rev. Mary Augusta Safford, born December 23, 1851, Unitarian minister and a central figure in the Iowa Sisterhood of Unitarian women ministers who became the voice of liberal religion in the midwest until after World War I.
Propehtic Generations: 50 Years of Choice and Justice
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the UUA's first statement on reproductive choice. Nationwide, congregations celebrated the anniversary onNovember 17 but new resources and updated information are still available on the UUA website.
New UUWF Intern Joins UUA Staff
Please join us in welcoming Hanna Christianson to the UUA's Multicultural Growth and Witness staffing group as the latest UUWF Clara Barton Intern for Women's Issues. A 2013 graduate of Guilford College, she double-majored in Sociology and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. During her senior year she coordinated a conference on Women and Sexuality and interned at a women's advocacy organization
She brings a strong interest in intersectional feminism to her work, which will center on reproductive justice and economic justice issues for women and families.