Mycroft Masada is a queer trans faith leader who moved to the Washington DC area of Maryland’s Montgomery County from their lifelong home of Boston in 2014. Mycroft co-chairs the MoCo Pride Center, is a TransFaith National Council member, a TransEpiscopal Steering Committee member and former Congregation Am Tikva board member. 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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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

I WAS ON THE RADIO TODAY! WPFW’s Inside Out LGBT Radio show

I WAS ON THE RADIO TODAY!  WPFW’s Inside Out LGBT Radio show, talking about the MoCo Pride Center with my fellow #MoCoPrideCenter Visionaries (founding leaders) Rev. Jill McCrory and Janine Rauscher (there are several others).

Hosted by Michael Sharp (one of the show’s seven hosts), with special guest and co-host Michael Knaapen of the Montgomery County LGBT Democrat Club. From 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., and people could listen live and call in -- though it may have been best that no one called, because we had a lot that we needed to say, and we said it.  

To listen to the audio recording, click here and scroll down to June 20th and “Inside Out with Dr. Nicole Cuts and The Collective…” or click here to go right to our episode’s play page.  

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Sunday, June 4, 2017

CLUUC Tapestry class -- non-gendered language

Today I co-taught a Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church (CLUUC) Tapestry class with my local trans advocacy partner Ezra Towne – a 75-minute one-off on “Non-Gendered Language” -- we actually spent at least as much time on gender-inclusive language, i.e. the kind that affirms that there are infinite genders in infinite combinations, and that some people don’t experience gender internally. Which is an especially important witness for those of us who are both / neither / other than men and women.

“Have you ever wondered how to remove gender from our daily language? Even though feminists worked hard to remove words like mailman, fireman, stewardess and actress from our occupational vocabulary, we fall short in so many other areas. How can we adapt the way we speak, and the words we use, to eliminate the assumption of gender?”

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