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Excuse Me, Your Myths Are Showing!

Posted: 25th January 2019 by admin in Uncategorized

Imagine the mental gymnastics of the folks who have worked their entire lives and are now at risk of becoming homeless. A repost, 34 days into a shutdown pushing federal workers to the edge of catastrophe.

Come Out, Come Out Wherever You Are!

Posted: 11th October 2018 by admin in Uncategorized

A post from the archives for National Coming Out Day! Celebrate YOU today!

Creating Community

Posted: 11th September 2018 by admin in Uncategorized

From the archives, in honor of those we lost and in honor of those who lost.

Of Superhero Capes and Chemo

Posted: 9th April 2018 by admin in Uncategorized

From the archives, in honor of Lorrie’s birthday and her battle.

New Traditions

Posted: 9th November 2017 by admin in Uncategorized

This week, the brother I grew up with has been dead 20 years. I wonder who he might have become. I wonder who we might have become.

A Group Effort

Posted: 10th May 2017 by admin in Uncategorized

I’m seeing lots of comments about Mother’s Day approaching, and it may inspire another blog post later this week, but for right now, I was inspired to share an older post about all the women who helped me become me, even when there was no Mom-of-a-sort left.

Finding Gratitude

Posted: 30th March 2017 by admin in Uncategorized

On the 15th anniversary of my brother’s death, I find myself wishing the Major lots of love and laughter, less pain, and a better ticker next time, as well as another smart ass little gender neutral sibling who will paint his toenails pink when he dozes off in the living room. I had a brother […]

Dear School Administrators, I’m about to share with you an idea that is so radical, it might make your hair catch fire when you read it. Ready?  Here goes. It is not the responsibility of the teenagers with whom you cross paths  to educate you about their gender identity. I know this is a crazy […]

Pride 2016: Whiplash

Posted: 13th June 2016 by admin in Blog, Uncategorized
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Pride 2016: Whiplash Last week, I left home on a sunny Thursday morning to go to the Philadelphia Trans Health Conference. I got a little turned around near the airport with all of the construction and had a hard time finding the economy parking lot, which I thought was kind of funny given the number […]

“You can blow out the candle, but you can’t blow out the fire. Once the flames begin to catch, the wind will blow it higher.”  ~ Playing for Change, Biko, 2009 I spend my days with lightworkers. I think you might know the kinds of people I mean—those folks whose very presence brings your day […]