DBK-Queer representative Schepers: See gender as an ellipse with two poles

(Die Tagespost. Die Freiheit).

In an in-depth interview with the Tagespost newspaper, the Auxiliary Bishop of Essen explained: “Some assume that there is a core of man and a core of woman.” However, one could also take as a starting point that the two are human beings, which is also the root of the biblical word Adam. “Being human is what connects them,” says Schepers. He sees gender “more as an ellipse with two poles and the possibility of what lies between them. With this model, I remain in the bipolarity of gender and still have the opportunity to include these people in the image of humanity.”

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