By Rizi Xavier Timane PhD ASW
Rizi grew up in a very non secular conventional Christian domestic in Africa and used to be subjected to a number of exorcisms and different reparative makes an attempt via his kinfolk and the church to “pray the gay/trans away.” An unstated Compromise takes you thru his trip of self-discovery and non secular exploration together with:
Coming out as a trans boy at 8 years previous
Identifying as a lesbian in homophobic Africa
Transitioning whereas dealing with societal and family members rejection
The non secular persecution and bullying he has suffered all alongside
Rizi’s message to the LGBT neighborhood is twofold. First, be your genuine self—it’s the single solution to internal peace and happiness. moment, when you are looking for a dating with God, a non secular route to unconditional love and popularity does exist for you unfastened from condemnation and unfavorable judgement.
“A searing memoir.”
“An sincere and significant piece of work!”
—Jami Davis, MSW
“Dr. Timane brings up thought-provoking issues and always reveals how you can bring up the conceit and cost of an individual reading.…something that sometimes takes us at the least soiled martinis.”
—Gay record Daily
“Members of the LGBT group will locate components to spot with during this telling of the discrimination and rejection Rizi skilled either as a lesbian and now as a transgendered male. It additionally presents perception into this global event when you would prefer a greater knowing and during this knowing have extra compassion should you fight with gender dysphoria.
— Arlene Tippy, LCSW, ACSW. teacher, college of Southern California tuition of Social Work
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An UnSpoken Compromise: My Story of Gender and Spiritual Transition by Rizi Xavier Timane PhD ASW