Author Archives: americantransman

Happy Thanksgiving

Today in the U.S. we celebrate a day of giving thanks for our blessings and the good things in our lives.  I give thanks for you, the readers, who still come to this blog even though I haven’t made a … Continue reading

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14 Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today marked the 14th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance.  Each November 20th, we remember the gender variant people who were killed simply for being themselves.  You can learn more about TDOR here.

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Something to Read

Hello readers.  I miss you. And I miss writing on this blog.  Unfortunately, I’m working on some other stuff right now and don’t have time to make posts, but I’ll be back soon-ish. In the meantime, I’ll put up a … Continue reading

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What Does Body Dysphoria Feel Like?

Body dysphoria. The incongruity between what the brain expects the body to be versus how the body is actually configured. For trans people, this can (but doesn’t always) include varying degrees, permutations and combinations of feelings and discomfort around the … Continue reading

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What It’s Like to be Trans

I went to the Boston Spirit Magazine 2012 LGBT Executive Networking Night earlier this year and Chaz Bono was the guest speaker. Now the fact that I mention Chaz Bono, transgender son of Cher and Sonny Bono, author of the … Continue reading

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The Episcopal Church Guarantees a Place for Trans People

The week has been an interesting, exciting and overwhelming one as I attended part of the 77th General Convention of The Episcopal Church in Indianapolis as a member of TransEpiscopal: TransEpiscopal is a group of transgender Episcopalians and our significant others, families, friends … Continue reading

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When a Hysterectomy is Only a Hysterectomy. Notes from the Philadelphia Trans Health Conference – Part 3.

I learned something at the Philadelphia Trans Health Conference that made me sit up and take notice.  Well, it’s not that I didn’t sit up and take notice of anything else, but this particular tidbit is worth repeating. I don’t remember who it was – … Continue reading

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