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An Open Letter to Allies Who Are Praying for Transgender Justice: What We Really Need From You, from Transfaith together with Trans Lifeline

The Philadelphia Trans Health Conference, the largest transgender-specific conference in the world, will be September 7-9, 2017 with Transfaith leading development of the spirituality programming

With improved technology and a fresh agenda, the Transfaith Institute launches the new Transfaith for Allies series

Louis Mitchell and Li Hooper will be preaching and leading Adult Sunday School at Arch Street United Methodist Church (Philadelphia, PA) on Sunday, January 22, 2017

TransEpiscopal, Trans and Muslim, United Methodist Alliance for Transgender Inclusion, and Trans in the UCC will all be having office hours at the Transfaith table during Creating Change!

Our first Transfaith office open house! Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 6pm-8pm in Philadelphia, PA.

We are excited to welcome friends and family to Philadelphia for the 2017 Creating Change Conference. Here are several ways to connect!

Special workshop collaboration with J Mase III and awQward in Philadelphia, PA on January 21, 2017, 3pm-5pm.

On Thursday, January 19, 2017, please stop by to meet a few new friends before you dive into the giant crowd that is Creating Change! Your RSVP will help has prepare enough food!

TransEpiscopal has formalized its long-term relationship with Transfaith by becoming our newest Organizational Partner

Building towards our first major staff expansion, Transfaith has begin work with new Editorial Consultant, Cyrée Jarelle Johnson

Transfaith is seeking quarter-time Editorial Consultant for six-month contract (flexible location) as we prepare to expand our staff.

Announcing Transfaith's new partnership with Working Group on Transgender, Religion, Philosophy and Ethics -- focusing on sharing transgender stories of spirit and resilience on Facebook

Announcing a new partnership between Transfaith and Trans*Buddhists

Two trans activists are included in a who’s who of Jewish LGBTQ leaders to know in the Times of Israel

Operations Coordinator Tahnee Jackson responds to a blog on brown, non-binary expression

Umber Ghauri reflects on how hard it can be to show a truly authentic face that includes gender, race, culture, and religion

Goddess Spirituality feels the impact of Trans-Exclusionary Radical Feminism (TERF)

Time magazine interviews trans Muslim, Izzaddine Mustafa, after the Orlando tragedy.

Tracing Abby Stein's journey from Hasidic Judaism to atheism to reclaiming her connection to Judaism.

The story of a transgender performer in Bharatanatyam -- one of India’s oldest and most revered forms of dance

Tynan Power's op-ed for the Washington Post about Orlando and the vulnerability of being a transgender Muslim

Executive Director, Chris Paige, offers a few words of remembrance in the aftermath of violence in Orlando

Episcopal trans woman leading interfaith advocacy against discrimination in Arkansas

Spread the word and help us collect pictures celebrating transgender and gender non-conforming spiritual/cultural workers

Tynan Power interviewed on New England Public Radio

Rabbi Ari Lev Fornari moves to lead Philadelphia's Kol Tzedek synagogue

Barbara Satin receives historic appointment by President Obama to the Advisory Council on Faith Based Neighborhood Partnerships

Angelica Ross provides words of comfort and encouragement for 12 year old Trinity (and Trinity's mother) after online bullying

Our annual Transfaith Pre-Event at Philly Trans-Health is on for Wednesday, June 8, 2016

The first Transfaith "Being Brave Together" leadership retreat in Philadelphia was hosted by Germantown Mennonite Church

Tahnee Jackson assumes new Operations Coordinator position in Transfaith's Philadelphia office

Angelica Ross is getting a lot of attention these days after appearance on the Daily Show and HerStory.

Rev. Debra Hopkins (and others) have been taking a vocal role in North Carolina politics around HB2, ever since Charlotte passed its non-discrimination policy.

Transgender Religious professional Unitarian Universalists Together (TRUUsT) is celebrating the completion of their inaugural retreat, held in Pacific Grove, California, April 11-14, 2016.

Coming in at just under 2 minutes, this video puts Ty Defoe's hoop dance at the 2016 BAAITS Pow Wow in the spotlight.

Transfaith is seeking half-time Operations Coordinator for Philadelphia, PA office. THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED! THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST!

Barbara Satin joins Sky Anderson and Virginia Mollenkott in the LGBT RAN Oral History Gallery.

Teo Drake profiled by Yoga International in December 2015, featuring an edited excerpt from his essay, "Yoga on the Margins"

In January 2016, the Center for American Progress included Asher Kolieboi and Alex Patchin McNeill as 2 of 16 "faith leaders to watch in 2016"