(RNS) A few Christians out there are trying to think deeply about transgender people. We talk in-depth with two of them.
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ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) The resolution calls for congregations to offer cultural training for religious school staff, sermons on transgender issues and gender-neutral restrooms.
(RNS) The Rev. Albert Mohler, president of Southern Seminary, said reparative therapy is a “superficial” response to the “struggle” people face in dealing with homosexuality and transgender identity. But he still thinks gays can change.
PHILADELPHIA (RNS) “Every time a faith leader speaks out against sexual diversity, a transgender woman is killed in my community,” said Nicole Santamaria, a Roman Catholic intersex woman from El Salvador.
(RNS) But transgender voices weren’t invited to the sold out event, to be headlined by Southern Baptist conservative Rev. Albert Mohler.
MOREHEAD, Ky. — Camryn Colen, who is transgender, and his wife Alexis, who identifies as pan sexual, said Davis’ office provided the license on Feb. 26 without asking to see Camryn’s birth certificate, which still identifies him as female.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Alex Salinas was born a woman but has since undergone hormone therapy and has a male ID in Spain. His local bishop and the Vatican rejected the family’s request to have Salinas as a godfather.
BOGOTA, Colombia (RNS) Not long ago, the thought of a transgender person speaking openly to a Catholic priest here would have seemed unthinkable. Now cultural shifts are making way for LGBT acceptance.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (RNS) Islamic law forbids cross-dressing, and Malaysia’s government has a zero-tolerance policy toward transgender issues.