Mycroft Masada is a nonbinary trans and queer Jewish leader with 30 years of experience who moved to Gaithersburg, Maryland (Montgomery County near Washington DC) from their lifelong home of Boston in 2014. A TransEpiscopal Steering Committee member and former Congregation Am Tikva board member, Mycroft is particularly called to pursue LGBTQ+ and fat justice, and is an advocate, organizer, consultant, educator, trainer, writer and artist. They are married to Julia McCrossin, the mas(s)culine fatshion blogger, and with her they co-parent a dogter. Their central online home is

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Thursday, February 9, 2012

Trans panel event - 1st Parish UU Milton MA - NEXT WEDNESDAY

This just in from my colleague Jamez Terry, who is one of the panelists:

"Common Hearth: Understanding Transgender Identity, Practicing Radical Hospitality     

Wednesday, February 15, 7:30pm in the Parish Hall                                                                                        

This interactive panel discussion will explore transgender identities and experiences, particularly in relation to faith and church community. Together we will consider ways that First Parish can be more welcoming and inclusive of the trans people in our midst. Panelists include Red Durkin, a Brooklyn-based trans advocate and widely acclaimed comedienne; Alex Kapitan, Congregational Justice Administrator for LGBT Ministries at the Unitarian Universalist Association; and Jamez Terry, founder and organizer of the nationally touring Tranny Roadshow. This all-star group brings a wealth of experience and perspective to share. Don't miss this opportunity to grow more fully into our identity as radical welcomers! Childcare is available by advance request to"