Online Book Launch with Dr Virginia Mollenkott

Thanks to the Rev Terri Stewart, we will be holding an online book launch for OtherWise Christian: A Guidebook for Transgender Liberation in collaboration with Methodist Manna: Online Worship for All.

Manna is an online worshiping community that welcomes, affirms, and centers queer / LGBTQIA+ voices in leadership and in practice, while working from a Wesleyan theological perspective. In addition to worship, Manna provides Bible study, spiritual support, and friendship.

I was already planning to have lunch with Dr. Virginia Mollenkott on August 1 when this invitation came. So I wondered if it might work to include her–and Dr Mollenkott agreed to host our online launch event from her apartment! We will chat online about OtherWise Christian and all that has happened since Omnigender.

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The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries (TFAM)

This week, I will be gathering with the Fellowship of Affirming Ministries (TFAM) in Atlantic City, NJ for the TFAM Convocation. The Convocation is an annual gathering of TFAM folk from across the country and around the world.

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Peterson Toscano

One day, a long time ago, some guy named Peterson invited me out to have coffee in Philadelphia and to discuss his play about transgender Bible characters. Honestly, I was really skeptical. However, Peterson had done his homework, not only in terms of the Bible, but by talking extensively with people of transgender experience to really develop some awareness and cultural competence of our lived experience.

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