Mycroft Masada is a faith leader who moved to the Washington DC area from hir lifelong home of Boston MA in January 2014; a founding member of TransFaith’s National Council, steering committee member of TransEpiscopal, and former board member of Congregation Am Tikva. Mycroft is called to work for social justice at the intersections of faith, LGBTQI+ and fat communities, and is a writer and artist. Zie is partnered with Julia McCrossin, the mas(s)culine fatshion blogger, and they co-parent a dogter.

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Monday, April 4, 2011

Clergy press conference for MA Transgender Equal Rights Bill - MEDIA COVERAGE

The clergy press conference for the MA Transgender Equal Rights Bill was today at 11:00 a.m. at the Statehouse. This was the first ever faith-themed press conference for the bill! It was organized by ICTE with our partners MTPC, Keshet and MassEquality. It's part of Transgender Faith Action Week, which began yesterday and continues through Sunday.

(For more information about the press conference and the faith campaign for the bill, visit the media advisory we released last Wednesday:

This blog post will collect all media coverage as it becomes available.

WWLP 22 -- NBC affiliate in Western Massachusetts
Christine Lee, Statehouse Correspondent
"Clergy supports transgender rights bill"
VIDEO (1 minute 38 seconds) & 5 PHOTOS & TEXT (transcript of video)

Boston Globe
Lisa Wangsness, Globe Staff
"Religious leaders revive bid to pass transgender bill"
PHOTO (David L. Ryan, Globe Staff) & TEXT
Michael Jones
"Religious Leaders Push for Massachusetts Transgender Equal Rights Bill"

Keshet filmed the press conference --

Rabbi Joseph Berman's piece:

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