I’ve always known that my gender was different from my assigned sex, and on June 29, 2010, after a period of prayer and discernment with medical staff and those closest to me, I began the process of transitioning from being a female bodied person to being a male bodied person.
Nothwithstanding the lack of clarity about who transgender people are by the general public and what it means to be transgender in American society, here are five questions that immediately come to mind when thinking about the states who desire to legally discriminate against LGBTQ people.
We become like what we follow. The Southern Baptist Church thrives on fear and exclusion, and Jesus operates through love and inclusion. I am a follower of Jesus; and through Jesus I am part of a royal priesthood—a holy people, with the freedom to co-create with God a more loving and peaceful existence that is not confined to or defined by anyone’s religious or political agendas.
God is transgender. The bible says so in the first 27 verses. Genesis 1:27 “So God created human beings in God’s own image. In the image of God, God created them; male and female God created them.” If man was created in the image of God, and woman was created in the image of the … Continue reading God is Transgender
Caitlyn Jenner owes no one an apology. For those who cannot see deep enough into this human soul to see the light, peace and freedom of God, they don’t deserve the gift of her presence because it would be lost on them entirely anyhow. It is not wise to cast our pearls into a pit filled with swine because such precious jewels will be destroyed.
Gender is a socially constructed term that categorizes people by real or perceived physical/sexual characteristics. The word transgender is a relatively new term that encompasses a multitude of gender identities and expressions inclusive of those identities and expressions that most closely resemble the eunuchs we read about in the Bible.