Transgender refers to anyone whose gender identity is different from their biological or assigned sex, and/or who expresses their gender in ways that contravene societal expectations.
The United Church acknowledges the difference between gender identity—referring to a person’s innate, deeply felt sense of being male, female, both or neither; and sexual orientation—having to do with the gender to which one is emotionally and physically attracted. Gender identity is not a barrier to membership and ministry of The United Church of Canada.
Affirm United is calling upon all affirming congregations of the United Church, and their community allies, to organize a special worship for this occasion to take place on the third Sunday in May. Visit our Church Seasons and Special Sundays page for more information.
This network is open to all transgender people and their allies. To become a member, contact Jordan Sullivan
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