The Proposed Arizona “Papers Please” Law For Trans Women

By: Thursday March 21, 2013 9:20 pm

Update: From Arizona attorney Abby Jensen: Latest word is that SB1432 was controlled by another committee whose chair would not give it up for Kavanagh to use for his “papers to pee” striker amendment. So, now, he’s looking for another bill to use. As a result, tracking that bill number won’t help us. Instead, we [...]

Gender Identity Disorder Diagnosis Is Quietly, Without Much MSM Notice, Going Away

By: Monday December 3, 2012 8:27 am

The Gender Identity Disorder (GID) diagnosis is still going away, but it hasn’t been reported much in mainstream media (MSM). When the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Version 5 (DSM-V) is printed in 2014, the GID diagnosis for adults and children will be gone, replaced with the Gender Dysphoria diagnosis. The Guardian mentioned [...]

Thoughts On Personal Purpose

By: Saturday September 22, 2012 7:00 am

It’s just not enough to know what one’s against. One has to know what one is for, and then work and sacrifice for it. This point of view — the one in the quote above — I’ve espoused before. It not only applies to those who commit to making the world a better place for [...]

The Bittersweet “Change Of Gender” Court Ruling: It Came With Even More Cyberharassment

By: Wednesday July 11, 2012 7:00 am

This is the third of three parts on referring to what California calls my legal change of gender. This is an exercise in cathartic writing for me explaining not only why my change of gender, but also explaining why I haven’t been as prolific in my writing since last summer, nor as active in civil [...]

Isis King And Janet Mock Discus Trans Issues On In The Life

By: Thursday July 5, 2012 3:22 pm

In this closed captioned video, Janet Mock (an editor at People Magazine) and Isis King (actress and model) discuss trans issues from a trans people of color perspective for In The Life. In the video they also talk about why transgender is a term that both of them use regarding community. To quote Jos of [...]

I Want That Apology, “Carmen Sense”

By: Tuesday June 5, 2012 5:00 am

“Carmen Sense” is a writer on the blog Gender Reality — a blog that has the subheader of It’s not about the clothes. She’s the one who wrote the post Stop both engines… that I responded to in the Pam’s House Blend post “Swift Boating” My Wear Of A Women’s US Navy Dress Blue Uniform [...]

“Swift Boating” My Wear Of A Women’s US Navy Dress Blue Uniform In DADT Protests

By: Monday June 4, 2012 3:13 pm

Two of the things I’m proudest of in my activist life is participating in the GetEqual 6 and Get Equal 13 direct actions towards repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT). I was very prepared to go protest in uniform as I owned a Navy Dress Blue US Navy uniform. I bought that women’s dress [...]

The Bittersweet “Change Of Gender” Court Ruling: It Came With Cyberbulling

By: Thursday May 24, 2012 1:33 pm

This is the second part of three parts on referring to what California calls my legal change of gender. This is an exercise in cathartic writing for me explaining not only why my change of gender, but also explaining why I haven’t been as prolific in my writing since last summer, nor as active in [...]

My Bittersweet Sex/Gender Court Ruling: The San Diego Court Appearance

By: Tuesday May 22, 2012 5:54 pm

“I respect trans women as women, but I do not believe they are female.” “Females have a right to set a boundary and have it be respected.” “…Females have a right to be free of Males if they so choose. Trans women are male.” ~Cathy Brennan Today on May 22, 2012, I woke up here [...]

A Shopping List Of Trans Women’s Shame

By: Wednesday May 2, 2012 12:22 pm

As many know, I read the essays and speeches of civil rights leaders. One I’ve been recently been reading recently is Riki Anne Wilchins, and one essay I recently read of hers is A Shopping List of Transexual Shame. So with Riki Wilchins shopping list in mind, I’d like to similar create a shopping list [...]

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