Spirituality

Protestant Group Hires Trans Man As Executive Director

Protestant Group Hires Trans Man As Executive Director

An LGBT advocacy organization within one of the nation’s foremost Christian denominations announced its new executive director, Alex McNeill, who, in making history, becomes the first openly transgender leader of a mainline Protestant group.

Rev. David Weekley Named Man of the Year by Northwest Gender Alliance

Rev. David Weekley Named Man of the Year by Northwest Gender Alliance

United Methodist minister and transgender advocate David Weekley was honored with the Northwest Gender Alliance’s inaugural “Man of the Year” award, in recognition of the outstanding contributions made to Portland’s transgender community by trans masculine individuals.

Meet India’s first transgender pastor

Meet India’s first transgender pastor

Shunned and traumatized as a youngster, 25-year-old Bharathi now preaches to a congregation of 45 respectful parishioners, including 14 families, as India’s first transgender pastor. Bharathi, who completed her bachelor’s degree in theology last April, has been a pastor at the Evangelical Church of India (ECI) branch in Chengalpattu, on the outskirts of Chennai, for […]