Mycroft Masada is a trans and queer faith leader who moved to Gaithersburg, Maryland (Montgomery County near Washington DC) from their lifelong home of Boston in 2014. A TransFaith National Council member, TransEpiscopal Steering Committee member and former Congregation Am Tikva board member, Mycroft is particularly called to pursue LGBTQI+ and fat justice, and is an advocate, organizer, consultant, educator, trainer, writer and artist. They are married to Julia McCrossin, the massculine fatshion blogger, and with her they co-parent a dogter. Their central online home is MasadArts.blogspot.com.
There will be a TransFaith Caucus on Sunday, May 22, 2011 (Noon to 3pm). Local transgender people and transgender participants from both events are invited to gather for lunch and conversation between these to larger events. We will...
Meet, greet, network, and get to know one another
Discuss the needs of transgender clergy and brainstorm about future organizing for mutual support
Consider strategies to address barriers to transgender service and professional development
HRC is providing the gathering space and funding for a simple lunch. Please plan your travel to arrive in time to participate.
Where: HRC offices, 1640 Rhode Island Avenue NW # 1, Washington D.C.
When: Sunday, May 22, 2011, noon to 3pm
RSVP: Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org so we can be sure to have enough food on hand! And please advise of any dietary restrictions.
We still need testimony letters and Declaration signatures for the Transgender Equal Rights Bill’s public hearing on Wednesday June 8th --please submit your letters and signatures by this coming Monday, May 23rd.(We need to produce binders of testimony and other documents to give to each Committee member on hearing day.)
To sign ICTE’s Declaration Of Religious And Faith-Based Support for the bill:
Read the signed Declaration as a PDF (updated yesterday):
If you don’t see your or your community / organization’s signatures, emailInterfaithCoalition@gmail.com – include the name(s) as you wish it/them to appear (if you have a title, please use it if you can), and the denomination(s).
To submit written testimony for the bill’s hearing (Wednesday, June 8th):
Write a letter telling the Joint Committee on the Judiciary why you support the bill and urging them to do so (we need them to vote the bill onwards to be voted on by the full legislature).If you submitted testimony last legislative session, you will be contacted about updating it.Submit your written testimony to the Committee co-chairs and MTPC.All testimony will be presented to the Committee the day of the hearing.Full instructions for writing and submitting: