Archive for June 2014

Q&A with Shirley Baugher; author, blogger, lover of history

It’s not often I get a chance to interview someone.  I’m always nervous if I am going to ask the right questions.  But when I learned I would have the chance to interview Shirley Baugher, a fellow blogger here at ChicagoNow, I felt a bit relieved.  Though we had not met in person, I knew... Read more »

Southern Baptist Convention called to condemn Transgender Americans

This weekend may just prove to be a turning point between the Christian church and the transgender community. Denny Burk, Associate Professor of Biblical Studies at Boyce College, has drafted a resolution that will be presented when the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) meets in Baltimore, MD.  This resolution calls for all churches, hospitals and members of... Read more »

Being a transgender parent and living Carpe Diem

For many parents, there is a conscious effort to create those moments in time that our kids will remember for the rest of their lives.  We hope that those memories are carried on through their children and for generations to come.  We want any negative memories or experiences in our children’s lives to be outweighed... Read more »
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    Meggan Sommerville is a Christian transgender woman with a heart for educating others about the transgender community and her faith in her Savior, Jesus Christ. Her career life has taken her on a variety of adventures, from being a veterinary technician in the Western burbs of Chicago to being an EMT/Paramedic, EMS instructor, and a paid on call firefighter for Bolingbrook , Illinois. Since 1998, she has been the frame shop manager for a national craft retailer. You can contact Meggan via email at Transgirlatcross@aol.com or find her on Facebook at Trans Girl at the Cross

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