August 17, 2013

Dear Jennifer Usher, Please Do Keep Your Focus On Me

Jennifer, I know I’m violating the “don’t feed the trolls” axiom about responding to folk who, with intent, try to provoke angry or personal responses, but […]
April 27, 2013

The Right Way To Be LGB Or T?

Back in 2009 I asked the the question if there were a right way to be LGB Or T. As I consider the personal difficulties of […]
March 11, 2013

Gender Orientation: Intersex Conditions Within The Transsexual Brain

This is part of a lecture given on May 5, 2010 by Prof. Robert Sapolsky at Stanford University. Prof. Sapolsky reviews studies he feels make a compelling […]
January 16, 2012

Tranny: An Evidence-Based Review

“Tranny” seems to be a contentious term within the GLBT community. For many in the trans community, we’ve known “tranny” to be a term associated with the gay […]
September 8, 2011

A “Transsexual Versus Transgender” Intervention*

Over the last year or so, I have read a number of blog entries and Facebook rants about the so-called “transsexual versus transgender” issue. For those […]
March 14, 2011

If You Dig Michfest, You’re NOT a Trans Ally

I recently had a discussion with a person with cisgender privledge about Michfest. I thought feminist/POC theory taught rather early on that a person who isn’t […]
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 […]
June 2, 2009

No Match, No Job, No Surgery

Maybe it was my naiveté, but I always thought when I got my documentation changed, I transitioned, and was passable, that I’d be able to live […]
April 6, 2009

Transsexuals Not Covered In Hate Crimes Bill

Back on Feburary 25, 2009 Kathy Padilla wrote a post over at Pam’s House Blend titled “Hate Crimes & ENDA: Bad Bills Come and Bad Bills […]