The Chicago Coalition of Welcoming Churches is a collaboration of more than 80 churches and other
ministries in the Chicago metropolitan area which welcome and affirm people of all sexual orientations
and gender identities. We have two goals:
To spread the message of our members' LGBTQ-inclusion across the Chicago metropolitan area, mindful that a positive message about sexual and family diversity is a
gift to all people.
To connect the leaders, members, and guests of our partner churches for fellowship and education, enabling support and resource-sharing for the practices of
Here are several videos highlighting the transgender experience that might be of interest to members of the coalition. Please let us know of
other transgender resources that we might want to share among our partner congregations.
Transgender Basics--Gender Identity Project
Transgender Love Story: Life After Surgery
Female to Male Trans People
FTM: How to come out as TRANSGENDER (FTM Female to Male)