Christina Beardsley

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Introduction The Revd Dr Christina (Tina) Beardsley grew up in West Yorkshire and was educated at Sussex University, where she met her husband, Rob; at St John’s College, Cambridge, where she was a research student; and at Westcott House, where she trained for ordination. She has worked for over three decades in pastoral ministry in the Church of England. In 2000 Tina co-founded the Clare Project, a transgender support group in Brighton & Hove: http://www.clareproject.org.uk/ Tina is the author of 'The Transsexual Person Is My Neighbour: Pastoral Guidelines for Christian Clergy, Pastors And Congregations', published by the Gender Trust: http://www.gendertrust.org.uk/ One of two Changing Attitude Trustees for Transgender people, Tina also co-leads the Sibyls workshop project 'gender, sexuality and spirituality': http://www.sibyls.co.uk/ She has a special interest in the interplay between theology and the arts, and is the author of 'Unutterable Love: The passionate Life and Preaching of F.W. Robertson': http://www.lutterworth.com/lp/titles/unutter.htm