Transgender Clergy: Disproportionately from Conservative Backgrounds?

by (@JeffreyHWalton) January 5, 2013

Liberal activist and Episcopal clergywoman Susan Russell recently tweeted an interesting article from Politics and Religion about Cameron Partridge, a transgender clergyman appointed by Massachusetts Bishop Thomas Shaw to be Episcopal Chaplain for Boston University. While Russell celebrates Partridge’s distinction of being one of the first transgender chaplains at a major university, another item was […]

Transgender, Homosexual Activists Hail Victories at Episcopal Convention

by (@JeffreyHWalton) July 10, 2012

Officials in the U.S.-based Episcopal Church have given homosexual and transgender activists two victories on the fifth day of their triennial denominational convention. The House of Deputies passed legislation stating that “gender identity and expression” would not be barriers to ordained ministry, while also altering the church’s canons to include the transsexual categories alongside gender, […]