Faith Communities Observing the National Weekend of Prayer for Transgender Justice

Faith Communities observing the National Weekend of Prayer for Transgender Justice Hundreds of faith communities across the country observed the National Weekend of Prayer for Transgender Justice.  ALABAMAALASKAMCC Last Frontier Anchorage, AKSt. Mary’s Episcopal Church Anchorage, AKARIZONAUniversity Presbyterian Church Tempe, AZARKANSASCALIFORNIABeth Chayim Chadashim (BCC) “House of New Life” Los Angeles, CABloom in the Desert Ministries […]

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The Moral Imperative for Transgender Justice

At present, the United States is a society far from embodying transgender justice. Transgender women of color are being murdered in epidemic numbers. Transgender youth face harassment and a denial of rights. Transgender immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers are being detained and deported. In most states, transgender people lack full legal protection, and many states are […]

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About the National Weekend of Prayer for Transgender Justice

The National Weekend of Prayer for Transgender Justice began as a response to the Supreme Court’s decision to hear Gavin Grimm’s case. BACKGROUND The National Weekend of Prayer was designed to be a time to pray for Gavin Grimm (the transgender student at the center of the case), the transgender community, and the Supreme Court […]

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Jews and Muslims defend trans rights

A number of US Jewish and Muslim faith leaders have joined a legal brief defending anti-discrimination protections for transgender kids. A total of 1800 faith leaders and a string of religious groups joined the brief, including from both Muslim and conservative Jewish groups. Their brief attacks any ‘religious freedom’ justification for allowing discrimination.

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Gavin Grimm Brief (Transgender Justice)

More than 1,800 clergy and religious leaders signed this friend-of-the-court brief in Gloucester County School Board v. GG, the first-ever case on transgender rights to go before the Supreme Court. The brief acknowledges the diversity of faith traditions that honor the inherent dignity and worth of transgender people and the long-standing presence of transgender people in faith […]

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My Transgender Daughter is a Beloved Child of God

Jamie Bruesehoff speaks from her faith about raising a transgender daughter and why her family is among the people of faith supporting Gavin Grimm. She writes, “God does not love our daughter in spite of her gender identity. God did not put her in the wrong body. This is who she has always been, who […]

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