Public Activities

As a Christian Spirituality Support Group for Transgender People, Sibyls works for greater acceptance of transgender people within the Christian Church.

For Anglican Churches, much of this work has previously been done through the LGBTI Anglican Coalition, in which Sibyls has been a constituent member - and where Sibyls members have played significant roles, including chairing the Coalition.


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LGBTIAC
 
  Coalition Statements 

Sibyls independently engages in this work.
Some Sibyls submissions and contributions by members are listed below. All Sibyls documents have been circulated by email to the members for revision, editing and approval before their release.

Statements and Publications

THE PILLING REPORT: A DETAILED ANALYSIS BY CHRISTINA BEARDSLEY, FOR CHANGING ATTITUDE, ENGLAND.  

The Report of the House of Bishops Working Group on Human Sexuality, chaired by Sir Joseph Pilling, was published on November 28th 2013. It is available at the following address:

 http://www.churchofengland.org/media/1891063/pilling_report_gs_1929_web.pdf

 

This paper by Christina Beardsley analyses and critiques each section of the Report in detail.

 

To read Beardsley's analysis Click Here

1 December 2013: PRESS RELEASE.  Press Release in response to the Report from the House of Bishops’ Working Group on Human Sexuality (the Pilling Report) from The Sibyls: Christian Spirituality Group for Transgender People

 

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29 May 2013: SUBMISSION. Submission to the House of Bishops Working Group on Human Sexuality. From the Sibyls: Christian Spirituality Group for Transgender People

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Click Here

7 March 2013: MEMORANDUM. Memorandum to the Committee Stage of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill 2012-13. From the Sibyls: Christian Spirituality Group for Transgender People

 

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15 May 2012: STATEMENT. A Sibyls Statement on Marriage prepared for the Scottish Equality Network

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