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Christian women movement in India to accept transpersons, LGBT+ as members

“We stand strongest when we stand together, allowing God’s grace to work through us,” said the group

The Ecumenical Indian Christian Women’s Movement (ICWM) announced that it is accepting transpersons and LGBT+ persons as members.

“We affirmed the leadership and strength that comes from women’s collectives to bring about transformative change,” said the group in a statement.

“We stand strongest when we stand together, allowing God’s grace to work through us,” it added.

The Christian women’s group vowed to stand for gender justice and inclusion, by including “transpersons and LGBT+ persons in our membership as well as our concerns.”

The decision emerged at the third ICWM convention held at the United Theological College in Bengaluru, southern India, from September 29 to October 2.

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