Dwayne David Paul is an educator and theologian, and a contributing writer at the National Catholic Reporter.

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Cis Christians Don’t Need to Understand Trans People to Care for Them

by Dwayne David Paul 05-16-2023

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In short, the gospel demands that the church asks some basic sociological questions to help it navigate difficult social waters. In regard to trans people, our questions should be informed by the work of people like organizer and writer Dean Spade, who wrote the book Normal Life. How does our society, with all its norms, move trans people closer to vulnerability and death, or closer toward security and life?