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DignityUSA
August 2016
 
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News, Editiorials and Guidance
 
In This Issue
 
DignityUSA Executive Director, Marianne Duddy-Burke, shares her thoughts about current events.  The Elections Team reports on the results while the Development Team talks angels. Lui Francesco Matsuo and Lauren Carpenter share on how to create a transgender-affirming environment.  And more!  Read the articles from here and download the entire Dateline issue.
 
Our Stories
 
 

Moral Authority in a Time of Fear

and Fragmentation 

 
Because LGBTQ people and families come from all sectors of society, nations, incomes, and belief systems, we have a particular responsibility to speak and model fundamental faith values.  
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DignityUSA Board Election 2016 

 
We are pleased to announce the newly elected members of the DignityUSA Board of Directors.
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Development News

You help strengthen DignityUSA’s unique and vital voice when you become a DignityUSA Angel. Amplify our voice with your monthly Guardian Angel or annual contribution.  

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DignityUSA Now an Approved Charity for the Combined Federal Campaign!

 

Attention Federal employees: Starting with the Fall 2016 Campaign, you can designate DignityUSA as a charity to receive your pre-tax workplace contributions! When your campaign begins in September, please indicate that you would like to have your gift benefit CFC number #73047 -- DignityUSA on paper form, or DignityUSA (Dignity, Inc) online. We’d be so grateful if you elect to direct your giving to DignityUSA. Thank you for your support! 

 
 
 
 
 

Make Plans to Participate in Solidarity Sunday, October 9, 2016 

 

Even with the progress made in LGBTQ civil rights the past few years, we still need Solidarity Sunday! Solidarity Sunday is a faith-based anti-violence initiative. We understand that most Catholics are appalled by anti-LGBTQ attacks and DignityUSA initiated Solidarity Sunday in 1995 as a way of making our opposition to anti-LGBTQ violence visible. This program is not limited to Catholics, but all people!

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Creating a Transgender-

Affirming Environment at Your

Gatherings and Events 

 

 

reating an environment at gatherings and events that is affirming of transgender people is extremely important. It takes more than just welcoming transgender people with a smile to create an environment that is truly welcoming and affirming, so the Transgender Support Caucus has compiled a few tips.

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