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Rev. Monica Cross
Works at A Different Imagination for a Just and Sustainable Humanity
Attends Starr King School for the Ministry
Lives in Richmond, CA
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This doesn't surprise me. Disappointing indeed. The Price of Nice Nails http://nyti.ms/1KOuiMq
Manicurists are routinely underpaid and exploited, and endure ethnic bias and other abuse, The New York Times has found.
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God is the only essential in the universe everything else is a result of cosmic meditation.
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The Great Struggle of White Supremacy and Privilege to Remain Relevant
This piece is on the struggle for relevance by white supremacy and privilege as exhibited by the Republican party and a conservative almost repressive agenda.  Some readers may believe that white supremacy and privilege may never recede but I beg to differ....
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Your financial support is needed and appreciated. - Monica
 
Support an up and coming writer. I am raising funds for living expenses so I can finish "Authenticity and Imagination in the Face of Oppression". Somewhat autobiographical it is about my Journey as a Black Transgender Woman through gender, sexuality, race and religion in a quest for authenticity in the face of Oppression. It is offered as a tool for those who long for freedom and liberation of heart and soul.
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Support an up and coming writer. I am raising funds for living expenses so I can finish "Authenticity and Imagination in the Face of Oppression". Somewhat autobiographical it is about my Journey as a Black Transgender Woman through gender, sexuality, race and religion in a quest for authenticity in the face of Oppression. It is offered as a tool for those who long for freedom and liberation of heart and soul. 
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The Emerging Kingdom of God or Bringers of the Light
This post emerges from a message I delivered as a discussion at Tapestry Ministries in Berkeley, CA.   I believe that each of us carries a light within which is meant to be cultivated.  It exists in an intimate and sacred space where the holy resides.  This...
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Love Revisited, Strategies toward Transformation
This following blog post was initially a conversation on how the Church can be that model once again of love for a world blind to its desperate need for love.  That said, I believe that issues of our day come to this one provocative point, "that as a Church...
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I am asking for your financial support so I can finish my book, Authenticity and Imagination in the Face of Oppression.  I am a woman who is transgender and a writer.  My goal is to publish this book so that the transgender community, allies, academics and communities' of faith can gain knowledge and healing.  Your financial support is appreciated.  Thank you!
 
Support an up and coming writer. I am raising funds for living expenses so I can finish "Authenticity and Imagination in the Face of Oppression". Somewhat autobiographical it is about my Journey as a Black Transgender Woman through gender, sexuality, race and religion in a quest for authenticity in the face of Oppression. It is offered as a tool for those who long for freedom and liberation of heart and soul.
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Support an up and coming writer. I am raising funds for living expenses so I can finish "Authenticity and Imagination in the Face of Oppression". Somewhat autobiographical it is about my Journey as a Black Transgender Woman through gender, sexuality, race and religion in a quest for authenticity in the face of Oppression. It is offered as a tool for those who long for freedom and liberation of heart and soul.
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Round the Midnight Hour, thoughts on Paul and Silas and the Power of Collaboration
Around the Midnight Hour   Real World
Contextual Engagement   Today we remember Selma Alabama and “Bloody Sunday” when
600 marchers were attacked at the Edmund Pettus Bridge by Alabama State
Troopers under orders from Governor George Wallace while attemptin...
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Social Justice Advocate
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CEO, Organizing, Transgender Advocacy, Policy
Employment
  • A Different Imagination for a Just and Sustainable Humanity
    Founder and CEO, 2012 - present
    Blogging, Speaking, Funding, Advocacy
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Richmond, CA
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Authenticity is a compelling narrative towards ones divinity
Introduction
I am Monica Joy.  I am a Black transgender woman who identifies as queer who lives out her faith without apology.  This has been costly yet the question is, "what have you actually lost", yea, go figure.  I am highly educated and gifted so that God would be glorified in all things.  Like, none of this is easy, yet it is worthy of the faith professed.
Education
  • Starr King School for the Ministry
    Social Change, 2011 - present
  • Pacific School of Religion
    Divinity, 2007 - 2010
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