A Roman Catholic apostolate to support the dignity and inclusion of transgender laity.

Thea provides a preface to her trans theology

Catholic Social Teaching And Transgender Issues

Before we can begin to really analyze transgender issues and Catholic Social Teaching, it is necessary to explain who transgender people are and what the Catholic Church teaches about us. I do not plan to go into the science of being transgender at all, and I am definitely not going to evaluate any critical theories. I want to explain, in as plain language I can, who we say we are to give context to later blog posts. Essentially, a transgender person is someone who does not identify as the gender they were assigned at birth.  From GLAAD’s Transgender 101 page; “Gender identity is someone’s internal, personal sense of being a man or a woman (or as someone outside of that gender binary). For transgender people, the [gender] they were assigned at birth and their own internal gender identity do not match.”[1] Transgender people identify as men, women, and often as…

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