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Gender Identity
Virtual Home Church Saturday Brunch
January 8, 2022

Gender Identity Slides

Additional Reading and Resources:

Colpinto, John (2006) As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised As A Girl, Harper Perennial, 2nd Ed. As Nature Made Him: The Boy Who Was Raised as a Girl: 9780061120565: Colapinto, John: Books

Fausto-Sterling, Anne (2000) Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality, Basic Books, Revised Ed.


Fisher, Helen (2006) Ted Talk: "Why we love, why we cheat."
Helen Fisher: Why we love, why we cheat | TED Talk


Harvard's Implicit Association Test:


Intersex Society of North America:
Intersex Society of North America | A world free of shame, secrecy, and unwanted genital surgery | Intersex Society of North America (

Utah Woman and Leadership Project:


Reneau, Clint-Michael, and Love, Cynthia H. (2021)
"The Walls Between Us Have Doors: Honoring Transgender Student Stories as an Entryway to Just, Equitable, and Inclusive Practice" in Change: The Magazine for Higher Learning, vol. 53, Issue 5.

Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning | Taylor & Francis Online (

Lawrence, James (1996) "Risking on the Side of Compassion" in The Messanger November ed.

Lawrence, James (1997) "Further Thoughts in Regard to Gay Marriage Commentary" in The Messanger June ed.

Billings, John K. (1996) "The Spiritual Origin of Sexuality: The Difference That Makes The Difference" in Studia Swedenborgiana vol 10, number 1

Swedenborgian Church of North America's
Resolution to Support the LGBTQ+ Community
Home Church Saturday Brunch
June 4, 2022

Lawrence, James (2022) "A Forty-Year Journey Engaging Human Sexuality and Gender Questions in the Swedenborgian Church of North America" in The Messanger May ed.

Yenetchi, Carl E. (1996) "Role of Gender in Marriage, A Swedenborgian View, With Some Thoughts on the Swedenborgian Church's Pastoral, Sacramental and Liturgical Responses" in Studia Swedenborgiana vol 10, number 1

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