Equality sounds good, but sometimes people have trouble getting all the way there. A growing proportion of Americans support equality for gay men and lesbians, but many of them don’t yet know what to think about our transgender siblings.
That’s why People of Faith for Equality in Virginia is teaming up with the Human Rights Campaign to sponsor several workshops about “Gender Identity and Our Faith Communities.”
The first one will be on Saturday, September 11, 12:30-4:00 pm, at the Gay Community Center in Richmond. Future ones are planned in Tidewater and several more western communities.
The workshop in Richmond will be led by one of the developers of the curriculum, Angel Collie of North Carolina, Co-Lead of the Metropolitan Community Churches’ Transgender Ministries Program.
Rev. Dr. Robin H. Gorsline is President of People of Faith for Equality in Virginia, an interfaith organization of gay and straight clergy and lay people working for equality for LGBT Virginians. Read more of his thoughts on faith and spirituality on his personal blog.
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