Mycroft Masada is a trans and queer faith leader who moved to the Washington DC area from their lifelong home of Boston MA in 2014. A TransFaith National Council member, TransEpiscopal Steering Committee member and former Congregation Am Tikva board member, Mycroft is also a MoCo Pride Center Visionary. Mycroft is particularly called to pursue justice at the intersections of LGBTQI+ and fat communities, and is an advocate, organizer, consultant, educator, trainer, writer and artist. They are partnered with Julia McCrossin, the massculine fatshion blogger, and with her co-parents a dogter. Their central online home is MasadArts.blogspot.com.

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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

Change.org
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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