OtherWise Christian

OtherWise Christian: A Guidebook for Transgender Liberation is a love letter to transgender communities, a self defense manual against Bible abuse and Christian antagonism, and the beginning of a historical record of how far we have come. Drawing on 25 years of transgender affirming scholarship...

This GoFundMe (and future fundraising) will support the distribution of the first edition of OtherWise Christian to campus ministries, LGBT student organizations, and transgender support groups. We'll be offering up to 10 copies of the pocket edition to qualifying groups for only the cost of shipping (with the cost of the books themselves covered by contributions). Our $6000 book-raising goal will cover the cost of 1200 books for the initial print run, including taxes, shipping, banking fees.

The distribution of this pocket version is a fiscally sponsored project of Transfaith, which means your donation receipt can be used as a tax deduction as allowable by law. OtherWise Christian is also available at a retail price of $25 per copy from wherever you order books.

Donor perks include:

* Being acknowledged publicly on the new OtherWise Christian website/blog (please let us know if you prefer not!)
* Regular updates on printing and distribution progress to help you see how we are sharing this "good news" with the next generation!
* Early access to our nomination form for groups to receive the pocket, first edition.
* Donors who contribute at least $75 towards this book-raiser will be sent a complimentary autographed copy of the first edition.

GoFundMe does take a transaction fee from each donation made through their system. If you would like to make a large or recurring donation, we also have some other options available with lesser (or no) transaction fees, such as:

* Checks sent directly to Transfaith, 6757 Greene St, Suite 200, Philadelphia, PA 19119
* Paypal transfers at office@transfaithonline.org . Please inquire if you aren't sure how to to send a gift via Paypal without incurring transaction fees.
* Monthly donations from your bank account or credit card through Paypal  or Stripe.


  • Jenny Howard 
    • $10 
    • 3 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 10 mos
  • Louis J Mitchell 
    • $75 
    • 12 mos


Chris Paige 
Philadelphia, PA
Interfaith Working Group (Louis Mitchell Mbr) 
Registered nonprofit
Donations are 100% tax deductible.
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