Another prominent article about Nick Stevens, a devout Catholic transgender man.
Transgender and Catholic. These two words often aren’t used in the same sentence (at least in a positive way), but these words best describe who I am.
Yes, I’m a Roman Catholic in an increasingly secular world. But I’m also a Catholic in a transgender community who has often experienced religion as a mask for bigotry or even violence.
So when I came out as a transgender male at my small Catholic college in St. Louis I feared my peers would not respond well. Whether it was reactions of hesitation or outright exclusion, I knew things would change.
And things did change. But for the better.
Read more at: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/projects/storywall/transgender-today/stories/nick-stevens