Friday, January 18, 2008

Signs of the Apocolypse: Transgender Southern Seminary Student has Diploma Issues

A Southern Baptist seminary has declined to change the full name on the diploma of a 1998 graduate who has since undergone surgery to change from a man to a woman. The Rev. Ronnie Elise Elrod, who goes by her new middle name, had requested that Southern Baptist Theological Seminary change its records to reflect her new legal name. “If you're married, if you change your name, if you move to another planet -- it doesn't matter,” said seminary president R. Albert Mohler. “We're not going to change the name on a diploma. ... That long predated anyone asking for it for this reason.”

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2 comments:

Eric M Schumacher said...

Wierd!

Do you have a link to the source of this?

Justice said...

I added the link.