August 1, 2013

Not Against Stealth But For Being Out

The world is indebted for all triumphs which have been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression. ~Thomas Jefferson Before Harvey Milk was assassinated, […]
July 25, 2013

Stealth Doesn’t Help The Trans Community

The topic of stealth vs. out blows up in our discussions in Trans World from time to time, and we’re currently engaged in another round of debate about […]
July 24, 2013

Passing and Stealth: Two Words to Lose? Part Two

Stealth has always reminded me of military aircraft (stealth bombers), trailing someone at a distance, or peeking around corners, dressed in a black overcoat and sunglasses. […]
July 23, 2013

A Rant About MTF “Stealth”

The use of the word stealth has lost its meaning in the last decade. I hear people who go to trans support group meetings, activities and […]
July 22, 2013

The Many Shades of Stealth

I love Lynn Conway’s piece “Many Shades of Out“ and this piece is meant to add to what she is saying rather than criticize what she said. Yes […]
January 28, 2013

Ask Matt: Should I Come Out or Stay In?

A reader writes: “I came out as a transman to myself in 2009, to my (cismale) partner, friends, family, and work from 2010-11, started testosterone in […]
November 28, 2011

Revealing Family Secrets

“Children should be seen and not heard.” How many times did I hear this when I was little? After a while I didn’t need it whispered […]
September 2, 2009

Trans and Stealth

I used to be pretty arrogant about the whole stealth vs. out thing.  Today reading Dyssonance’s To Stealth Or Not To Stealth, I had to reflect […]
September 9, 2007

Closets Are For Clothes, Stealth Is For Planes

Recently, I read a blog post about an FTM complaining about being judged by other transgender people about living “stealth.” To those of you who feel […]