Speaker: Kelli D. Potter

A Transfeminist Critique of Mormon Theologies of Gender

In this paper, I present a transfeminist-standpoint epistemological critique of Mormonism’s theology of gender. Transfeminism attempts to address issues that arise from the intersection of sexism and cissexism. This standpoint critique involves two steps: (i) a critique of the dominant theological paradigm showing how it excludes the trans community and arises from the arbitrary biases …

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