Trans-forming the Church: Blessed Bodies and Gender Justice, 2017

Rev Liam Hooper created the “Trans-forming the Church: Blessed Bodies and Gender Justice,” online video curriculum when he was working with the Reconciling Ministries Network (RMN) as their national transgender organizer.

This free 30 minutes of video content provides an easy way to test the waters about transgender experience in your local congregation. It could even be used to provide a crash course in transgender sensitivity for ushers or other church leaders.

The design of the curriculum was to provide an introductory level theological conversation about transgender identities and experiences that could be used in communities without paying for travel costs from a national organizer. The course can be shared in a 45-90 minute adult education session or even shared with a family member as part of your coming out process.

On January 29, 2019, the Rev Liam Hooper was Transfaith’s guest for a Resource Round Up highlighting this resource. The recording of that conversation is still available for your review.

Meanwhile, here is a list of the 10 short videos in order:

  1. Introduction
  2. What does it mean to be trans?
  3. Adam, Eve, and the Rest of Us
  4. Brothers, Sisters, and Siblings
  5. What’s in a Name?
  6. Why do pronouns matter?
  7. What you don’t need to know!
  8. Whose story do you tell?
  9. The buzz about bathrooms
  10. Sex, gender, and sexuality

In other news, Liam is OtherWise Engaged Publishing‘s first, signed author! We are working on his book now!

Compiled by Mx. Chris Paige on August 25, 2019.

Note: This blog is intended to be an on-going work in progress. Please contact us if you have corrections or are able to contribute further context or reflections.

 

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