In 2008, only 8% of Americans reported that they had met a transgender person. Today, the figure is closer to 1 in 5, and we have begun to have trans and gender non-conforming (GNC) characters in movies and TV shows. Don’t be a statistic! Attend this workshop and get to know some of your Christian sibilngs who are trans and/or GNC.
In our time together, we’ll do a brief level-set about terminology, then introduce a panel of transgender and GNC people who will share a little about each of their journeys. Then we’ll create a “safe space” for questions from the audience — doing our best to answer whatever respectful questions the audience may have about trans/GNC experience.
Panel session leader:
Moderator, Disciples LGBTQ+ Alliance and
Research Scientist (recently retired) Intel Corporation
Ms. Knauerhase is the first “out” transgender person to serve as AllianceQ Moderator.
Trans folk are invited to meet new people and old friends for a time of fellowship at the Hyatt Place Bar/Cafe.
(Please respect this trans-only event.)
Come meet friends new and old at this safe space gathering queer clergy and seminarians.
(Please respect this queer clergy and seminarian only space.)
Come join us as we celebrate the Open & Affirming Ministry Program and our Regional Open & Affirming Ministry Teams. This is your chance to connect with those who are working to increase O&A ministry in our church and in our regions and to learn more about our Regional Open & Affirming Ministry Teams. All are welcome!
Come meet friends new and old at this safe space gathering for people of color.
(Please respect this queer people of color only space.)
Join us for a celebration of the past and a preview into the future as we celebrate our 40th birthday!
Please purchase your tickets with your General Assembly Registration.