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It’s Time To Wake Up White America

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A friend and mentor posted the following status with this image one afternoon and challenged me to think actually answer questions that I have been leaving on the backburner for too long.   “A riot led by trans women of … Continued

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Why Trans Visibility Should Be Every Day And What You Can Do To Help

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Why we need visibility every day 1. We are here   2. Legislation and bigotry have combined to make our lives harder While trans folks are becoming more visible in society, we are also becoming targets more often. You can … Continued

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What’s Life Like After Surgery?

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  I used to hold onto pain like a lifeline, thinking that if I let go of the baggage weighing me down I would float away to non-existence. Every breakup tore at my sleeves as my heart fought its way back … Continued

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Dear Virginia Lawmakers

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This poem is in response to the law proposed in Virginia that will allow on the basis of “religious and moral convictions” the right to refuse to “perform, assist, consent to, or participate in any action” that would “violate the religious … Continued

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The world today is constantly giving us reasons to lose hope. It is vitally important that we find those things that help us keep our hope alive. There are two people in my life that help me do that every … Continued

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Transgender Day of Remembrance

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Scrolling through the list of deaths our community suffered this year, words and stories jump out to me. Multiple gunshots… Suffocation… Stab wounds… Stoned to death   Unknown woman Unknown woman Unknown woman   Alex Medeiros (8 years old) Cause … Continued

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Rest In Power Leslie Feinberg

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It is with a heavy heart that I say Leslie Feinberg has passed away.   I remember what I first learned about Feinberg. I was taking a queer lit class in college and we were assigned Stone Butch Blues.   … Continued

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We Are More Than Marriage Equality

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First, I would like to say congratulations to every section of the LGBTQ community whose state has embraced marriage equality and I send all my best wishes to every LGBTQ couple who has been legally married in the US recently … Continued

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Manual To My Body

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My heart was racing, sweat rolled down my body, I yelled out in both pleasure and complete emotional pain. While my nerves experienced a new and wonderful sensation, my mind, gut, and heart were all fighting against the weight pressing … Continued

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Transmen and Feminism: Gender Inequality is Everyone’s Issue

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There is a question I have been asking myself consistently since transitioning; Where do transmen fit in the fight for women’s rights and the fight to end gender inequality?   There are a few very clear reasons (to me at … Continued

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