10 Things Your Congregation Can Do to Become More LGBTQ-Welcoming

Unitarian Universalist Association.

This article for open and affirming congregations lists ideas to actively embrace LGBTQ individuals as their "full selves."


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Best For

open and affirming congregations, especially Unitarian



Suggested Uses

  • Identify simple steps your congregation can take to welcome LGBTQ individuals by sharing and discussing with a team.
  • Start using inclusive language by referencing the suggestions in this article.

About the Contributor

Kelly Minas

Kelly Minas designs and directs evaluation processes for grants, resource consulting, and educational programs at the Center for Congregations. She has degrees in American culture and contemporary sociology. 

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