Trans identities are not a religion

Rachel Saunders
5 min readMay 13, 2024
Photo by Alem Sánchez: https://www.pexels.com/photo/grayscale-photo-of-the-crucifix-977659/

Being trans has always been a safe space for me, a place where being me has simply been, no stress, nothing to hide. Growing up a Christian, being suffused in that worldview did not contradict my identity, indeed for a long time my relationship with Jesus was the only thing that brough solace when the entire world felt like it rejected this core part of me. Then my faith evaporated and my greatest succour was no longer a…

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