LGBT Spirituality Mini Series: An evening with Joy Ladin


Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center presents their 2020 LGBT Spirituality Mini-Series on January 6 and 13, 2020. The 2020 mini-series focuses on spiritual inclusion for trans people in faith communities. The mini-series is designed to be a living room conversation, where our featured guests will discuss trans inclusion in faith communities with mini-series moderator, Rev. Beth Goudy, pastor of Metropolitan Community Church of the Lehigh Valley.

On January 6th, Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Center will host Dr. Joy Ladin, Professor of English at Yeshiva University and author of The Soul of the Stranger: Reading God and Torah from a Transgender Perspective. Dr. Ladin is also author of nine books of poetry and a memoir. She is the first openly transgender professor at an Orthodox Jewish institution.

On January 13th, Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Center will host Austen Hartke, creator of the Transgender and Christian YouTube channel and author of Transforming: the Bible and the Lives of Transgender Christians. Austen is a graduate of Luther Seminary’s Master of Arts program in Old Testament/Hebrew Bible Studies, and is the winner of the 2014 John Milton Prize in Old Testament Writing from the same institution.

Each event will conclude with a book signing and dessert reception with the featured guests.