“When we discriminate against #LGBTQ ppl on topics like same-sex marriage, workplace discrimination, trans athletes, K-3 ed: queer teens are listening, internalizing, and suffering.”
When state leaders in Texas pursued anti-trans legislation, The Trevor Project reported an influx of crisis contacts with young Texans, and has found that discriminatory legislation negatively impacts the mental health of LGBTQIA+ young people.
While transgender, gender diverse, nonbinary children, youth and their families face, misunderstanding and discrimination across our country, Beyond Pink and Blue: Trans+Family and Spiritual Care on May 14, 2022 at Bethesda Presbyterian Church provides educational resources and support for families, faith leaders and congregations. Registration is required, but you can participate either in person or online at no cost.
As the Covenant Network of Presbyterians enters our 25th year as an organization, we persist toward an equity still not fully realized for LGBTQIA+ people in church and society.