June 1, 2013

Ask Matt: Life Insurance for Trans People

A reader writes: “I’m curious if, as a trans woman, I would be considered ‘higher risk’ with regard to life insurance than a non-trans woman, or […]
May 27, 2013

Ask Matt: Do I Owe My Parents Grandchildren?

A reader writes: “I am a 24-year-old transgender girl. I started transition about a year and a half ago, with one month in between where I […]
May 9, 2013

Ask Matt: Gender Uncertainty is Stressing Me Out!

A reader writes: “I’m 18 years old and have lived under the assumption that I was a cisgendered female – identified as lesbian, never really felt […]
May 2, 2013

Ask Matt: On Looking Male

Today we have a couple of letter related to “male” appearance and expression. I now turn it over to the writers. A reader writes: “I was […]
April 25, 2013

Readers: What Would You Be Happy Never to Hear Again?

A friend of mine told me about a workshop she had been to where participants were asked to tell each other what comments they would be […]
April 24, 2013

Five Attributes of Trans Allies

Last week in my Transgender Studies class, and also at a Diversity Day presentation that I made on the Auraria Campus, we talked about allies. In […]
March 25, 2013

‘The Secret History of Love’: An Interview With Choreographer Sean Dorsey

Sean Dorsey is an award-winning choreographer, dancer and writer. Recognized as the United States’ first out transgender modern dance choreographer, Dorsey has won audiences and accolades […]
March 19, 2013

Ask Matt: Resources and Support in Mexico Urgently Needed

A reader writes: Hello, I’m from Mexico. I am 18 and I just came out to my family and I’m going to therapy, but I feel […]
March 18, 2013

Ask Matt: The Politics of Dating a Trans Woman

A reader writes: I’ve always considered myself to be very well educated on the different letters in our acronym. However, all it took was one date […]