Rev. Sarah Carpenter

Rev. Carpenter is a transgender advocate and gender diversity trainer who has worked with businesses, schools, and healthcare facilities to help them become more open and accepting of GLBT community members. She has been a member of the Human Rights Campaign in Washington, DC since 2006, and has served on two national editorial boards for the HRC website. Ms. Carpenter is part of a 5-person panel that speaks to graduating medical students at Dartmouth Medical College, has spoken at the Empire Conference in Albany, NY, at First Event in Boston, MA since 2003, at the Philadelphia Trans Health Conference, and presented at the PFLAG National Convention in Nashville, TN, in an effort to improve the acceptance of transgender children in schools. She also had presented at the Translating Identity Conference at the University of Vermont in Burlington, VT. In 2012, she had a book published entitled, "Religion, Faith and the LGBT Community, a Ground Level View From a Faithful Exile", and her second book outlining the religious position of the Founding Fathers is in pre-publication. She also leads an adult transgender support group on Cape Cod.