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Memorial Service: Celebrating Trans Lives

Friday, 4:00pm | Episcopal

This service remembers those in the transgender community who have been murdered in the past year and celebrates the people who are courageously raising the visibility of the community through advocacy, activism, and countless acts of kindness. Whether you are trans or an ally come add your spirit and diversity to the gathering in the Episcopal Tent. Join us as we raise our voices remembering the authentic lives of our siblings.

Gwen Fry

The Reverend Gwen Fry is an ordained Episcopal priest in the Diocese of Arkansas. Her experience coming out as a trans woman of faith makes her keenly aware of the necessity for the equality of all God’s children.
Experiencing the effects of discrimination first hand, she has been actively involved in the work of justice in the transgender community both in Arkansas and across the Episcopal Church.
Gwen is an advocate and activist for the transgender community who was a leader in the coalition of organizations who fought back the anti-transgender bills introduced in the Arkansas General Assembly this year. She is the Vice President of National Affairs for Integrity USA. She is a board member of Pridecorps, an LGBTQ youth center in Little Rock, Arkansas. An active member of TransEpiscopal, Gwen, also serves on its steering committee.

Session ID [278]
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