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In California, celebrating a new name and affirming authentic identity for transgender Episcopalians

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This is from the National News Service of The Episcopal Church about a Renaming Service I attended last Friday.  I am cited as being younger than my real age in it, but the reporter beautifully captured my feelings and sentiments that I shared during a Conversation with the group of people who had attended the woman's renaming. There are churches that support us and have room for us. 

 

http://www.episcopalnewsservice.org/2019/06/12/in-california-celebrating-a-new-name-and-affirming-authentic-identity/?fbclid=IwAR2vWUAWZJJwc9LkLqxrfqulv3LzfTAcyF8HyXVV-ZwuhU-A0OSTGMAWlag

 

P.S.  I am about to get my keyboard wet, darn it. Two Kleenex job!

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Charlize

That is a wonderful article Vicky.  I can see why you need some tissues.  It is lovely as we read about some new religious pushback to also see such a positive affirmation!

Thank you for speaking up and sharing here.  My head will be slightly higher as i go out shopping today.

 

Hugs,

 

Charlize

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Carolyn Marie

Wonderful article, Vicky.  Thanks so much for sharing it.  The author is clearly a sensitive soul with a warm heart and a gift for words.

 

Although I am not religious, it is a comfort to know that my own Jewish religion feels the same as yours does, and welcomes me.  If ever I wanted to have a similar ceremony, I've already been told that I would be welcome to do so.

 

HUGS

 

Carolyn Marie

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