Category - transgender

  • December 4, 2013

    Today (3 December 2013) is the first day on which I’ve been grateful that the Sun newspaper has far more readers than the Independent .

  • January 21, 2013

    Jill Segger reviews Rachel Mann's account of her journey through gender dysphoria, sexuality and chronic illness from "a false self and a false God" towards wholeness.

  • November 20, 2012

    Campaigners and unions are marking Trans Day of Remembrance - an annual event that remembers transgender people murdered because of their identity.

  • July 19, 2011

    The Turkish authorities have been told to halt a series of forced evictions which have already caused great suffering to vulnerable families

  • July 20, 2010

    It's easy to get the impression that, when it comes to questions of sexuality, Christians are split into two embittered factions who fight each other with no hope of dialogue or progress.

  • December 3, 2009

    A cardinal's attack on gay, lesbian and transgendered people appears to have caused friction at the top of the Roman Catholic Church, with the Vatican taking the unusual step of formally distancing itself from his more extreme comments.

  • July 4, 2009

    Christian groups have turned out in strength at today's Pride festival in London, affirming their support for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. A much smaller number of Christians turned up to protest against the event.

  • May 11, 2009

    ‘Men-women’ have become the criminalized ‘homosexuals’ of Senegal, a ‘gay’ man is left unburied, and the transsexual teenager lives with the medical diagnosis of ‘psychosis’, writesMelissa Conroy. So what is 'normal' and what part does religion play in defining it?

  • November 9, 2007

    Despite intense lobbying from the religious right in the USA, the Democratic-led House of Representatives has defied a White House veto threat by voting to outlaw workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation.

  • November 1, 2007

    The US United Methodist Church's legislative body has upheld a bishop's decision that a pastor who changed gender from female to male remains eligible to serve the church, in a move welcomed by those supporting transgender persons.