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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Friday, February 15, 2013

Wheelock College multiple identities panel

Yesterday, as a few times before, I was on a panel for Wheelock College’s class “Creating Welcoming Environments for LGBT Families in Education and Human Services” (undergrads in social work / early childhood education / education) taught by Ellie Friedland and Melody Brazo and sometimes Kim Westheimer; I spoke with Elizabeth Castiana and David Wilson -- alas, Roy Old Person and Ashleigh McClenthen couldn’t make it -- about what it means to live our multiple identities including our GLBTQ (et al) ones (as usual, I focused on being a transperson of faith and a fat ally called to social justice work); then we took questions.

As much as we missed Roy and Ashleigh, and as much as the unusual traffic made David and I late, I think this may well have been the best yet.

Thanks, everyone!!