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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 –
March 25, 2014

BC Canada Bill Facilitates Gender Identity Changes – Times Colonist
Mar 11, 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 –
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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