Rev. Monica Joy Cross is a Transgender Scholar-Activist and public intellectual who serves as an Associate Minister at Tapestry Ministries, Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Berkeley, California. Monica received a Masters of Divinity degree from Pacific School of Religion in 2012 and a Masters in Religious Leadership for Social Change degree from Starr King School for the Ministry in 2014. While being a native of Southern California, Rev. Monica Cross currently makes her home in Richmond, California.