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The Church of England: Welcoming Transgender People?

Jan 29, 2018 - Dr Rob Clucas, who lectures in law at the Unoversity of Hull, challenges the CofE House of Bishops’ decision that a new liturgy to mark the transition of a transgender person is not needed:

In response to the Church of England House of Bishops’ announcement last week that a new liturgy to mark the transition of a transgender person is not needed, despite the overwhelming support of General Synod in July 2017 to ‘consider preparing nationally commended liturgical materials to mark a person's gender transition’, a lecturer on Christianity and issues of gender and sexual equality has published an article challenging this decision.

Read more on Modern Church


Ex-racing Driver Among First Transgender Ballet Dancers To Sit Prestigious Royal Academy of Dance Exam

April 17, 2017 - A former racing driver from North Yorkshire has become one of the first openly transgender ballet students to pass a Royal Academy of Dance ballet exam.

Sophie Rebecca*, 35, trained for her "intermediate foundation" qualification, the dance equivalent of an AS level exam, for over a year after quitting dance for a number of years.

She began learning to dance as a man at 17, but was expelled after the teacher learnt of her struggle with gender identity, she told the Times.

Read more on the Telegraph


Born This Way: Stories of Transgender Kids

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 15, 2017 /Kids in the House presents a livestream special on 'Born This Way: Stories of Transgender Kids, an hour of medical professionals, transgender children, and change-makers in conversation to educate and inspire parents and families, on Thursday, March 16th at 11 a.m. PST streamed on Facebook, Youtube, and Kids in the House.  Read more ...


Nearly 2,000 Religious Leaders Declare Support For Transgender Teen In Supreme Court Case - Huffington Post
Mar 2, 2017


Mom of Transgender Child Wants ID Rules Changed - Child identified as girl since 3yo - CBC.ca
March 25, 2014




Clinic For Transgender Youth Opens at Toronto's Sick Kids Hospital - The Canadian Press
Oct 11, 2013


Transgender boy (11 yo) Returns to School in Edmonton, Proudly Sharing His Story - TheStar.com
Sept 2, 2013

 

Transgender Advocates Fight For New Diagnostic Terms - CTV News
July 21, 2012


Transgender Student Named Prom Queen at Trenton, ON Canada High School - Toronto Sun
July 3, 2012


Pakistan Transgenders Pin Hopes On New Rights - Third Gender Category - BBC News South Asia
April 25, 2011


Thai School Offers Transsexual Toilet - BBC News
July 29, 2008

"I Want To Be Seen As Male" - ABC 20/20
April 26, 2007

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