Mr. Tynan Power
Tynan Power is a transgender progressive Muslim faith leader and the Muslim liaison for TransFaith. He is the former co-coordinator of the Muslim Alliance for Sexual and Gender Diversity (MASGD) and currently serves on the organization's steering committee. He is the founder and faith leader of Pioneer Valley Progressive Muslims/Masjid al-Inshirah, a progressive Muslim congregation in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. Power also is a writer and editor, whose work has appeared in the Washington Post and in the anthologies Progressive Muslim Voices: Personal Stories from the U.S. and Canada and All-American: 45 American Men on Being Muslim. As a religious leader, he is deeply committed to non-sectarian community building and encourages full participation and inclusion of those often traditionally excluded from congregational life and leadership, such as women and LGBTQ individuals.