Category Archives: Transgender

First Transgender Mass in Cuba

First Transgender Mass in Cuba From Reuters news media, a story about a transgender priest conducting her first Mass in Communist Cuba.   By Sarah Marsh and Anett Rios | MATANZAS, Cuba MATANZAS, Cuba For decades belonging to a religion … Continue reading

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Some Good News Around the U.S.

I came across this article about First Parish Church in Plymouth, Massachusetts and their observance of International Transgender Day of Visibility and thought it was worth sharing. First Parish of Plymouth Hosts Transgender Day of Visibility By Emily Clark eclark@wickedlocal.com … Continue reading

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Transgender Woman Speaks to Jewish Orthodoxy

Spreading LGBT Awareness to Jewish Orthodoxy I just came across this story about a transgender woman who identifies with the Hasidic Jewish culture. I find it inspiring that someone has the courage to identify as transgender openly in what has … Continue reading

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Transgender Awareness is Not Enough

Believe Out Loud — “Transgender Awareness is Not Enough” I came across this article as I was breezing through Facebook today, being mindful that this month is Transgender Awareness Month and November 20th is Transgender Day of Remembrance. This is … Continue reading

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My Baptism — Sept. 25th, 2016

Today was a big day for my spiritual journey. A journey that began when I was a little kid at United Methodist Church in Wethersfield, when I entered into Sunday school and learned all about David and Goliath, Noah and … Continue reading

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Insights from an LGBT Muslim

I came across a wonderful article about a young Muslim woman who recently identified herself as LGBT. Her story is very inspirational and hopefully, you’ll feel the same way about your own faith experiences and identity. Meet Kendyl Noor Aurora, … Continue reading

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Romans 13:10 “Love is the Fulfillment of the Law”

Romans 13:10 (NIV) “Love does no harm to a neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.” Reflection: I am sure somewhere in this blog ministry I have brought up Romans 13:10 before. Today though I want to revisit … Continue reading

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