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Blog Dec, 15, 2015
Transitions May Be Tough, But My Faith Is Tougher

Since I was about seven or eight years old, I knew that I was not like other boys; I couldn’t throw “like a boy,” I cried easily; I wasn’t competitive. I knew deep down that I didn’t fit the “boy” pattern no matter how much I tried. Much as I wanted to please my dad, I couldn’t see well enough to catch a ball, much less hit one tossed by a pitcher.

Blog Dec, 10, 2015
I Survived Conversion Therapy, But Not Without Scars

When I was 15, my parents took me to the basement of a church in my western hometown for “therapy.”

Blog Nov, 21, 2015
10 Transgender Christians Share Their Journey Stories—Part II

As Transgender Awareness Week comes to a close, we pause today to honor the journeys of transgender and gender non-conforming people of faith by sharing the 10 journey stories below. These blogs are all written by transgender people of faith, a majority of whom identify as Christian.

Blog Nov, 20, 2015
How Trans People Are Opening Space For Everyone

Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance / Resilience. Today we honor gender non-conforming and transgender people who have been killed in acts of racist, transphobic violence.

Blog Oct, 14, 2015
The Butterfly Manifesto: How To Be Happy In A World That Is Trying To Kill You

A few summers back, I was surrounded by butterflies.

They were everywhere. On the windshield when we got into the car, hovering in front of the door to the house, filling the park every day I went—I entered a shimmering haze of them and they even began landing on me to rest.

Blog Sep, 15, 2015
Making Trans People The Enemy Was Another Vatican Mistake

The Vatican recently announced that it is “impossible to allow” transgender people to be godparents.

News Sep, 02, 2015
Complete The U.S. Trans Survey Today!

In 2011, National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) and the National LGBTQ Task Force released the results of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey (NTDS).

Blog Jul, 20, 2015
Leaving The Catholic Church & Finding My Way Home

In the spring of 2014, I found myself in the last place I’d ever expected—the dark, close-set box of an old confessional. The wood muffled all other sounds as the priest slid open a little screen before me.

I knelt down and said I couldn’t remember the last time I was there, and I began to weep.

Blog Jul, 15, 2015
Open Letter To Deniers Of Transgender Existence

So you believe that biological sex and gender identity are always inextricably linked. This, in spite of the fact that science is absolutely clear that they are not. This, in spite of the fact that the American Psychological Association, the American Medical Association, and the American Psychiatric Association are absolutely clear that they are not.

Blog Jun, 25, 2015
“Enough! Enough. This is not for you.”

On Wednesday, June 25, 2015, Jennicet Gutiérrez, a transgender woman of color who is undocumented, called on President Obama to release LGBTQ immigrants from detention centers at the White House Pride Reception.