Leadership

Leadership

Mx Chris started ecumenical and interfaith organizing while they were an undergraduate and have gone on to be a leader in transgender and LGBT+ movement development, particularly around religious concerns. In addition to a variety of historic roles behind the scenes, Chris has held a variety of leadership roles, including:

  • Founder, Transfaith Online (website, 1999) [Learn More]
  • Founding Executive Director, Transfaith (organization, 2012) [Learn More]
  • Co-founder, spirituality track of workshop programming, Philadelphia Trans Health Conference
  • Co-founder, LGBT Faith and Asylum Network (later renamed LGBT Freedom and Asylum Network)
  • Publisher and Co-director, The Other Side magazine
  • Coordinator, YES! Coalition (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Co-Founder, United Church of Christ GenderFold Action Alliance
  • Co-Founder, Trans Still Speaking in the United Church of Christ
  • Advisory Board Member, Incarnation Institute for Sex and Faith [Learn More]
  • Treasurer, Living Water United Church of Christ (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Board member, Christian Association at University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA) [Learn More]
  • Council member, Tabernacle United Church (Philadelphia, PA) [Learn More]
  • Council member, Christian Lesbians Out Together