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Blog Jan, 08, 2016
The Real War On Christianity

I am a transgender Christian woman. This is the line I often use to begin one of my presentations about being a transgender woman of faith. Then I often follow that line with these: I like to start with that because you don't often hear the words transgender and Christian in the same sentence.

Blog Jan, 06, 2016
The Everyday Miracle Of God With Us

When I was in high school, I secretly believed that the idea of God being ‘born’ was simply outrageous.

Blog Jan, 05, 2016
Now Is My Time: Coming Out To My Methodist Congregation

On January 3, 2016, Rev. Cynthia Meyer, pastor for Edgerton United Methodist Church in Edgerton, Kansas, came out to her congregation.

Blog Dec, 23, 2015
My First Trip Home For The Holidays As Myself

Thanksgiving 2011 was the first time my mother met her eldest son.

Blog Dec, 21, 2015
How An LGBT-Affirming Church Changed This Eagle Scout’s Life

“You don’t have to say anything... just know... if you are gay the guys in the troop are still your friends and are with you.”

Blog Dec, 18, 2015
A Christmas Message For LGBTQ People Who Have Lost Their Families

Every year, I try my damnedest to get excited for the holidays. I really do. I listen to holiday music for .5 seconds, consider buying the packaged eggnog at the local grocery, and panic about the gifts I haven't bought—usually to no avail.

Blog Dec, 17, 2015
Saying Yes To God’s Call This Advent Season

The season of Advent guides us on a journey from darkness to light, from recognizing our great need for God to finding God’s love born in a manger.

Blog Dec, 16, 2015
My Christian Journey: Coming Out As Transgender

Hi, my name is Izek, and I identify as a bi-racial queer transman (FTM). Most importantly, I identify as a Christian.

I have had positive and negative experiences coming out as transgender. Luckily, I already had supportive friends, family, and church community.

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.”