The following are some resources which may be helpful for further information, enlightenment, support and encouragement.
Dazzling Darkness: Gender, sexuality, illness and God. by Canon Rachael Mann, Wild Goose, Glasgow. - beautiful and moving autobiographical, theological reflections by an English poet-priest.. - e-book version, including Kindle compatible, from Wild Goose Publications here Gender Reassignment and the Bible, 2nd edn. privately printed. by G.W.Everingham, (2000) - presenting a biblical argument in support of trans people’s experience. Genders, by Glover, D., & C Kaplan, (2009) 2nd edition, Abingdon: Routledge - a general study of the conceptualising of gender in the West since the Enlightenment. Jacob’s Wound: Homoerotic Narratives in the Literature of Ancient Israel, by Jennings, T.W., (2009) Cleveland: The Pilgrim Press - Queer readings of Scripture including the Joseph narrative in Genesis. Omnigender: a trans-religious approach, by Mollenkott, V.R. (2001), Cleveland, Ohio: The Pilgrim Press - a pioneering study seeing binary gender as a modern phenomenon and the Bible, like other traditions, living with a more fluid reality Sex and Uncertainty in the Body of Christ: Intersex Conditions and Christian Theology, by Cornwall, Susannah (2010), London: Routledge - a pioneering theological study of the significance of intersex people which also considers trans people. Trans/formations, edited by Althaus-Reid M. and Isherwood L. London: SCM: Transgender Children of Godby Pastor Megan Rohrer, Good News Children's Books number 10 - Kindle edition available here Transgendering Faith: Identity, Sexuality & Spirituality, by McCall Tigert, L., & M.V Tirabassi (2004), Cleveland: The Pilgrims Press - US resource with accounts of trans Christian people and liturgical materials for marking trans people’s journeys. Trans Voices: Becoming Who You Are. by Declan Henry (2017) Jessica Kingsley Publishers. London. - a recent helpful and accessible introduction to the diversity of trans issues, based on over 100 interviews with trans people. This is my body: hearing the theology of transgender Christians, edited by Beardsley, C., & M. O’Brien, (2016), Darton, Longman & Todd, London - a recent book produced by the Sibyls - a Christian transgender spirituality and support group. Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible, edited Drinkwater G, Lesser J, & Plaskow C. (2012)
The Transsexual Person is my Neighbour: Pastoral Guidelines for Christian Clergy, Pastors and Congregations. Brighton: Gender Trust by the Revd Christina Beardsley, a former hospital chaplain and one of the first Anglican priests to transition in 2001 - available online here (NB: this is shortly to be updated, as part of a new book TransFaith being published in 2018)
‘Love is a Many Gendered Thing: Gender Roles, Relationships and Trans People', by Beardsley, C (2014) in Modern Believing: The Journal of Theological Liberalism,56:2: 163-177 ‘The One Sex Theory and Why It Still Matters’ by Thatcher, A., (2012) - an online resource
Changing Sex: transsexuality and Christian Theology - PhD thesis by Helen Savage, an Anglican transgender priest ‘Transfaith: An Exploration of Gender in the Church from the Margins’doctoral dissertation by Dowd, C. (2014): - a study of the spirituality of twelve transgender people - due to be published Feb 2018 as Transfaith: A transgender pastoral resource, London: Darton, Longman & Todd (eds) Dowd, C., & Beardsley C., with a chapter on the current US situation by Justin Tanis,
Transgender Welcome: A Bishop makes the case for affirmation - by Gene Robinson, Centre for American Welcome (2016) (downloadable as PDF here)