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E17: Gender Non-Conformity in the Faith Community

E17: Gender Non-Conformity in the Faith Community

Update: 2019-06-28
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In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall riots, we’ve put together this special PRIDE edition. First, we proudly introduce our new producer, Julian Apostata, and our engineer, Sarah Austin, then the four of us talk about gender non-conformity, and how our faith communities responded/reacted. 


That takes us to our informative interview with Donovan Ackley III, Ph.D., who was a professor at a conservative Evangelical Christian university. His decision to transition made national news, and ended his long-time position with the school. Donovan’s doctorate is in philosophy of religion, and is the author of several books and many articles. For the past 6 years he's worked in trauma-informed crisis intervention, currently as case management team lead for a recovery residence with women and children recovering from addiction. He also consulted on the 2019 film Intersex and Faith, exploring the intersections of religion and gender. 


Trans Lifeline:

https://www.translifeline.org/

https://www.facebook.com/TransLifeline/


TransFaith:

http://www.transfaithonline.org/


SafetyNet:

http://onesafetynet.com/


More about Recovering from Religion


Did you know Recovering from Religion has local support groups?

https://www.meetup.com/pro/recovering-from-religion/#groups


Looking for a therapist who will respect your views?

https://www.seculartherapy.org/


Interested in meeting other people who have made the journey to recovery?

RfR is hosting a fall outing in Mars Hill, NC.

https://www.recoveringfromreligion.org/fall-excursion-2019


We want to hear your story.


Use the RfR Podcast hotline: 209-294-0681

Or fill out the form at the bottom of the RfR podcast page: https://www.recoveringfromreligion.org/podcast



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E17: Gender Non-Conformity in the Faith Community

E17: Gender Non-Conformity in the Faith Community

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