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  • Is Wanting Enough?
    by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown) on November 25, 2018 at 10:24 pm

    In my recent post  The Transgender Debate Over Wanting Vs. Needing, the discussion arose from an article I had read by Andrea Long Chu, were she says "My Vagina won't make me happy. But I want it." Should wanting be enough to get it? Read it here.  &nbs […]

  • How to Challenge Unconcious Bias
    by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown) on September 8, 2018 at 7:50 pm

    I've written before about how to defuse afronts that we may face as transgender people. Strangers have an idea of who we are before they've said a word to us, or heard a word by us. So, how should we apprach these situations?Read more » […]

  • India Decriminalizes Homosexuality. What does that mean for you?
    by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown) on September 8, 2018 at 6:52 pm

    Like many countries that don't, or can't, fully comprehend the difference between gender and sexual orientation, India has joined many countries that have legalized homosexuality. What does that mean for you?Read more » […]

  • The Good, The Bad and the Stupid
    by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown) on September 1, 2018 at 8:42 pm

    Another worldwind week of news. Let's break it down.Read more » […]

  • 'What a performance gender is!' – a century of cross-dressers
    by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown) on August 12, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/feb/23/cross-dressers-gender-photographers-gallery-london […]

  • Transgender in Hollywood
    by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown) on August 12, 2018 at 6:39 pm

    Times are a changing. I recall speaking with an HBO producer in 2003 about several show concepts around transgender, only to be told: "We've done that already." They did a documentary about drag queens and they thought that covered it. It didn't. No by a long shot.Read more » […]

  • I Can Read What It Says, But What Does It Mean?
    by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown) on August 12, 2018 at 5:51 pm

    The world has changed 180 from the days in the 1980's, when to get dressed and go out I'd have to skulk around after dark in the meatpacking district of New York. Kids teens and young adults are coming out without shame. In Ireland, the government plans on removing gender change restrictions of teens under 16. Do you know your gender-related terms, and what they mean?Read more » […]

  • Male To Female Transformations in Pittsburgh
    by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown) on July 24, 2018 at 11:39 pm

    Did you ever wake and wonder "Could I look like her? Where can I find a crossdressing frined whose house I can go paly dress up?" Well, yes, you can, and with a makeup artist to boot!Read more » […]

  • Coming Out Transgender
    by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown) on July 22, 2018 at 9:59 pm

    Times have changed. Coming out has in some ways become easier and less taboo, but that doesn't make the self-realization any less dauting.Read more » […]

  • Surviving As Transgender
    by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown) on July 18, 2018 at 7:31 pm

    There are some basic considerations when one realizes they're transgender. The notion (by many gay and straight people) that coming out transgender is a state of confusion, or a trend to follow, is rediculous and uninformed. No one "chooses" to be transgender, they only have a choice about what to do about it.Read more » […]

  • by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown) on July 14, 2018 at 6:42 pm

    Woorke SEO LGBT Gay Annual Scholarship Program 2018We are giving away 3 Scholarships of $1000 Each, 3 Students would be given $1000 on merit basis.Read more » […]

  • Scarlett Johansson Backlash as Transman
    by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown) on July 7, 2018 at 7:25 pm

    Scarlett Johansson is scheduled to star in a new movie about the true story of a transman that ran a string of massage parlors in 1970's and 80's that were fronts for prostitution. There have been claims that there were plenty of trans actors that could have played the part.   Johansson issued a statement to Bustle on Tuesday, in which she called out fellow cisgender actors who also played transgender roles.&nbs […]

  • WHO Changes Transgender Classification
    by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown) on July 7, 2018 at 7:16 pm

    The World Health Organization follows [the decision years ago by] The American Psychiatic Association by reclassiiying transgender: it is no longer listed as a mental illness. This rebutes President Trump in he claim that transgender people cannot server because they are mentally ill.Read more » […]

  • Should Transgender Women Be Allowed to Compete?
    by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown) on July 7, 2018 at 7:08 pm

    For the first time in the history of the iconic Miss Universe pageant, a transgender woman will compete for the crown. Read more » […]

  • Transgender Women Are Everywhere, and People are Talking
    by noreply@blogger.com (Unknown) on June 13, 2018 at 7:14 pm

    It didn't seem that long ago that transgender women were a novelty: "wow, she is gorgeous, can you believe she was once a man?" But with time novelties fade into everyday ho-hum. But there is now a rise in visibility and, there is a rise in the dialogue in support and against.Read more » […]

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