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June 23

Unitarian Universalist Association

1977 – At General Assembly in Ithaca, New York, the Unitarian Universalist Association passed the ground-breaking Women and Religion Resolution, which called on Unitarian Universalists to examine in their own lives the way in which traditional religious beliefs have devalued women. The resolution called on the UUA to “avoid sexist assumptions and language in the future.”

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Harriet Hosmer

Hosmer, Harriet (1830-1905)

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Thomas Benjamin

Benjamin, Thomas (1940-)

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George Ticknor

Ticknor, George (1791-1871)

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Josephine Shaw Lowell

Lowell, Josephine Shaw (1843-1905)

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