ANITA FAST is part of the Mennonite tradition and is employed as Registrar at the Vancouver School of Theology. After completing a Master of Theological Studies degree in 1999, she volunteered for three years with Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT), engaging in human rights documentation, non-violent intervention, and social justice work in North America and Palestine/Israel. She is active on the Board of the Brethren/Mennonite Council for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Interests in Canada, and the Consultative Committee of the Interfaith Summer Institute for Justice, Peace, and Social Movements.