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Best of: Navigating faith in transgender communities

LGBTIQQ+ pride flags in Urbana in 2022.

LGBTIQQ+ pride flags in Urbana in 2022. Reginald Hardwick/IPM News

Many people who are transgender and Christian have to live with conflicts between their identity and their faith. We'll talk about how people in the community and some Illinois churches navigate those currents.


Harrison Price 

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign graduate student

Rev. M.E. Eccles

Priest, St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Des Plaines | Member of the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council

Rev. Lauren Lambert-Goheen

Pastor, Saint Peter’s United Church of Christ in Murphysboro

A version of this conversation was first broadcast December 05, 2023.