AEU Opposes Ban on Transgender People Serving in the Military
The American Ethical Union unequivocally opposes the Supreme Court decision to lift injunctions blocking a policy preventing transgender people serving in the military. This decision demeans trans people, sending the message that they are second class citizens, unworthy of the rights of civil participation others enjoy.
Compiled from Societies’ newsletters and websites, and newspaper obituaries Henry “Fritz” N. Williams (Baltimore) – Fritz Williams, 82, died December 24, 2018. He grew up in Palmerton and returned there in retirement with... Read More →
On January 1st of this year, I began a project marking the 400th year since the first people were brought against their will to the North American mainland from Africa. I urge you to join this project by subscribing to my blog. You will receive... Read More →
The U.S. is one of the most religious wealthy nations in the world. But the number of Americans who identify as an atheist is on the rise—as high as 26 percent, according to some estimates. Some atheists identify as spiritual; so... Read More →
The ethics of eating can easily become mired in being moralistic and exclusionary. Yet it is worth our attention because food—what we eat, how we get it, how it is raised, how much we consume, and how it is distributed—is central to our very existence. Because we simply can’t live without food...
Reflections is an online journal providing essays of opinion on the ideas animating Ethical Culture and the enrichment of its cultural life. Each issue will invite responses on a common theme. Writers are drawn from the National Leaders’ Council of Ethical Culture and contributors from the wider E...