Trans and Catholic: An Interview with Aoife Assumpta Hart (Reblog)

From an interview of Aoife Assumpta Hart by Melinda Selmys at Patheos.

Aoife2-300x281Just recently I’ve seen several well-meaning clergymen, with massive online platforms, proffering priestly pathologies on the origins of transsexuality. Unfortunately, in turning our lives into debatable symptoms, we who are spoken for can resemble rationality-bereft ghouls.

Our bodies have been compared to the Satanic iconography of Baphomet. Gender dysphoria has been contrasted with a five year old niece playing doggie. These comparisons are insulting, upsetting, and there merest chat with a trans person might enable our priests to offer evaluations that are more charitable.

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