Church of England General Synod votes to ‘welcome’ and ‘affirm’ transgender people

Posted on July 10, 2017 
Filed under Church of England

A motion passed at the Church of England’s General Synod, meeting in York:

“That this Synod, recognising the need for transgender people to be welcomed and affirmed in their parish church, call on the House of Bishops to consider whether some nationally commended liturgical materials might be prepared to mark a person’s gender transition.”

— from the Church of England website.