Author Bio

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Short form author bio

Mx Chris Paige is an OtherWise-identified writer, educator, organizer, and coach, who authored OtherWise Christian: A Guidebook for Transgender Liberation (2019). Chris was founding executive director of Transfaith, a multi-tradition, multi-racial, multi-gender advocacy organization by and for people of transgender experience. Chris continues as operations director for Transfaith, while they have launched OtherWise Engaged Publishing, providing a platform for prophetic, transgender, intersex, and OtherWise voices.

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Long form author bio

Paige-Informal HeadshotMx Chris Paige is an OtherWise-identified writer, educator, organizer, and coach, who authored OtherWise Christian: A Guidebook for Transgender Liberation (2019), garnering the coveted “starred review” from Publisher’s Weekly which called it “invigorating” and “a treasure chest of resources.” A follow-up anthology, OtherWise Christian 2: Stories of Resistance, is due out early in 2020.

Mx Chris is also working on a series of introductory booklets, called OtherWise Reflection Guides. The first, Christian Faith and Gender Identity: An OtherWise Reflection Guide (2019), provides a gentle introduction to transgender experience.

Chris was founding executive director of Transfaith, a multi-tradition, multi-racial, multi-gender advocacy organization by and for people of transgender experience. Chris continues as operations director for Transfaith, while they have launched OtherWise Engaged Publishing, providing a platform for prophetic, transgender, intersex, and OtherWise voices.

Chris has been a catalyst and/or contributor to several other ground-breaking projects for and by transgender faith leaders. Previously, Chris had been publisher and co-director of the (now defunct) award-winning, progressive, Christian magazine, The Other Side.

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