Don Anderson Rev. Anderson of RI State Council of Churches Is Transgender By Scott MacKay • May 14, 2018 Rhode Island State Council of Churches Rev. Anderson, executive minister of the Rhode Island State Council of Churches, is taking a three-month sabbatical to continue to transition to being a woman, council president Chontell Washington announced in a news release. Scott MacKay Commentary: Sorry President Trump, But Nazis Are Not Fine People By Scott MacKay • Aug 18, 2017 Michael Vadon / CREATIVE COMMONS/ WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Listen Listening... / 4:27 The white supremacist march in Charlottesville has stirred a variety of emotions. But RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay says there should be only one takeaway from this demonstration.