Genderqueer vs Transgender

Genderqueer vs Transgender

People often ask what the difference is between transgender and transexual. We are in a stage in history of gender enlightenment  as more folks dig deep into their gender identities. Preferred pronouns were once a design of those transitioning from one binary gender to the other but as time goes on there are a wealth of folks who feel most comfortable somewhere in the middle, neither fully identifying as traditionally male or female. The...

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Empowered: Trans Women & HIV

Empowered: Trans Women & HIV

There is a new video series about love, life, and HIV amongst trans women. Now available on Youtube you can hear messages of hope, of trial, and of standing in their won truths. In the first episode you can watch Alicia Keys in conversation with five inspiring women living with HIV here in America. The series focuses on black trans women but intimate partner violence is a major issue facing women in the U.S. There is a concerning connection to...

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Two Trans People Walk Into A Bar

Two Trans People Walk Into A Bar

The way the media handles trans stories is evolving but who knows what it will be like under the Trump administration. Many trans folks are scared, many trans youth have one more reason why they don’t want to come out. But it’s jokes like this Buzzfeed video that really speak to the issue. Thanks Buzzfeed. You slay every...

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International Transgender Day of Remembrance

International Transgender Day of Remembrance, which occurs annually on November 20, is a day to memorialize those who have been murdered as a result of transphobia and to bring attention to the continued violence endured by the transgender community. The Transgender Day of Remembrance was founded in 1999 by Gwendolyn Ann Smith, a trans woman, to memorialize the murder of Rita Hester in Allston, Massachusetts. Since its inception, TDoR has been...

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My New Book is Here!

My New Book is Here!

RAISING THE TRANSGENDER CHILD Over the past year I’ve been working with a colleague Alisa Bowman who is an advocate for transgender children and a professional writer and ghostwriter who has penned more than thirty titles, including seven New York Times bestsellers. As a journalist, she has written for many national outlets, including Reader’s Digest, Prevention, Parents, Family Circle and the parenting section of Today.com. Together...

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