This Is My Body

This Is My Body Author(s):  Christina Beardsley Michelle O’Brien Publication date: 2016 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Contemporary Christian practice and experience, Memoir/autobiography, and Theology Topic(s): Gender identity, Inclusive Christianity, Intersex people, and Transgender people Especially suitable for: People of non-binary or fluid gender, Those struggling to accept their sexuality or gender identity, …

Transfaith

Transfaith Author(s):  Chris Dowd Christina Beardsley Publication date: 2018 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Advice – spiritual and practical, Liturgy/worship, and Theology Topic(s): Gender identity, Pastoral issues, and Transgender people Especially suitable for: Clergy and Transgender people A resource for ministers and congregations who want to begin to understand and/or welcome transgender people …

Dazzling Darkness

Dazzling Darkness Author(s):  Rachel Mann Publication date: 2012 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Memoir/autobiography and Spirituality Topic(s): Disability, Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people, Gender identity, Illness, and Transgender people Especially suitable for: Transgender people and Workers with young people Dazzling Darkness is Rachel Mann’s honest and moving account of her search …

Transforming

Transforming Author(s):  Austen Hartke Publication date: 2018 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Contemporary Christian practice and experience, Memoir/autobiography, and Spirituality Topic(s): Biblical studies, Gender identity, Inclusive Christianity, Spirituality, and Transgender people Especially suitable for: Those struggling to accept their sexuality or gender identity and Transgender people Many people – even many LGBTQ allies …

Trans/formations

Trans/formations Author(s):  Marcella Althaus-Reid Publication date: 2013 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing, Contemporary Christian practice and experience, Studies in Religion, and Theology Topic(s): Gender identity, Liberation Theology, Queer theology, and Transgender people Especially suitable for: Academics, People of non-binary or fluid gender, and Transgender people Trans/formations is controversial and challenging as …

God Doesn’t Make Mistakes

God Doesn’t Make Mistakes Author(s):  Laurie Scott Publication date: 2018 Standpoint: 2 Moderately inclusive Genre(s): Memoir/autobiography Topic(s): Gender identity, Journeys towards acceptance, and Transgender people Especially suitable for: Evangelicals, Those struggling to accept their sexuality or gender identity, and Transgender people What do you do if you are an evangelical Christian, politically conservative and transgender? …

Shameless

Shameless Author(s):  Nadia Bolz-Weber Publication date: 2019 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Memoir/autobiography, Spirituality, and Theology Topic(s): Accepting one’s sexuality, Biblical studies, Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people, Ethics, Gender identity, Inclusive Christianity, Journeys towards acceptance, Same-sex relationships, Scripture/tradition/reason, Spirituality, and Transgender people Especially suitable for: Those struggling to accept their sexuality …

Transgender. Christian. Human.

Transgender. Christian. Human. Author(s):  Alex Clare-Young Publication date: 2019 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Memoir/autobiography and Spirituality Topic(s): Gender identity, Intersex people, Journeys towards acceptance, Spirituality, and Transgender people Especially suitable for: People of non-binary or fluid gender and Transgender people Alex Clare-Young, the first out transgender minister in the United Reformed Church, …

Trans Affirming Churches

Trans Affirming Churches Author(s):  Christina Beardsley Chris Dowd Publication date: 2020 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Advice – spiritual and practical, Contemporary Christian practice and experience, Memoir/autobiography, Spirituality, and Theology Topic(s): Gender identity, Inclusive Christianity, Pastoral issues, Spirituality, and Transgender people Especially suitable for: Clergy, People of non-binary or fluid gender, Therapists and …

Religion is a Queer Thing

Religion is a Queer Thing Author(s):  Elizabeth Stuart Publication date: 1997 Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming Genre(s): Academic writing, Liturgy/worship, Spirituality, Studies in Religion, and Theology Topic(s): Accepting one’s sexuality, Biblical studies, Gender identity, Journeys towards acceptance, Queer theology, Same-sex relationships, Spirituality, Studies in Religion, and Transgender people Since the 1980s there has been …