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Jonathon Thunderword

Jonathon Thunderword


Mr Jonathon Thunderword

Black Transmen Inc Board Member

Jonathon Thunderword is a theologian, a scholar, and a free thinker. He is an omni-faith, multi-spiritual practitioner who is a part of Mata mritanandamayi Center and a Ibgo Hebrew practitioner.

Jonathon is an ordained minister, founder of Finding Another Right Road Authentically and Holistically (FARRAH) and founder of By the Way Ministry in Virginia. He is a certified Alcohol and Substance abuse counselor. He is the chair for The Golden Flames with BTAC (Black Trans Advocacy Coalition). He is also affiliated with National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Faith Network, TransFaith, TransSaints, TFAM (The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries), Pacific School of Religion (alumnus), Lehrhaus Judaica (Hebrew
alumni), Black Trans Advocacy International, and Brothers Rising (Oakland, CA).

Jonathon has spent his adult career trying to relieve suffering. Working with persons living with AIDS/HIV, homeless populations, people with addictive behaviors, sex abuse, spiritual/religious abuse and those that are marginalized. He is an environmentalist and animal activist. He is the author of “From Christendom to Freedom Journey – Making with a Black Transgender Elder.


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Black Transmen Inc National Board & Committee Leaders are focused on governance, financial stability, administration and mission strategy organizational health.

National Board or Committee Leadership opportunities are filled by election or appointment. Black Transmen Inc members of any age, who have served a minimum of 300+ BTMI volunteer hours, $750+ fundraising ability, and available 25+hrs per month for the duration of the program are eligible and encouraged to apply.

Applications are accepted annually in Oct.