Category Archives: transpirituality

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A Transgender Search for a Church Home

Like many transgender persons, I knew something was different about me at an early age. My feelings and my attitudes were more feminine than masculine, and I was more at ease doing things like horticulture and artwork than playing football or other “boys” activities. My

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Call the Question!

My former boss encouraged in-depth discussion of issues. The goal was to unearth various points of view, assess the pros and cons of each and then select the most effective solution. Some people enjoyed the dialog but never wanted to face the difficult task of

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Transgender Pride

Keynote Speech before Reconciling Ministries Network Transgender Community Outreach Event, Friday, May 18, 2001 Sisters and brothers, friends, honored guests — good evening! I’m delighted and honored to be here with you tonight. I consider this gathering to be a highly significant event, and it’s

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Ministry or Repentance?

I believe that I have a ministry calling to help cross-dressers integrate into mainstream Christianity. The general view of the church is that there is no ministry but rather a need to repent of my cross-dressing and pledge to cease the sinful practice. My prayer

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God’s Standards of Care

A couple of weeks ago I received some e-mail from a former classmate of mine from college. Through one of my former professors she had heard of my gender reorientation. She was pleasant and supportive, but also full of questions. In the process of discussing

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Will You Try to Understand?

Don’t you just hate transvestites! They’re all a bunch of faggots, wearing skimpy, outrageous costumes and cruising the bars looking for sex all the time. Every one of them is a Godless abomination. They’re just plain evil. They’re not only low class but mentally ill

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An Open Love Letter to My Brothers

At one time I was alone and thought I was the only one with feelings that didn’t go along with my birth biology. Then I met my Sisters and found I was simply one of thousands around the world with feeling similar to mine. That

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Transgender Blessing

“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.” Matthew 5:16 KJV   There is a transgender rights activist group called Transgendered Menace. They have done some good work advocating for our