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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
Originally posted on Matt Kailey's Tranifesto:
Quite a few years ago, a friend and I wanted to stage a one-day get-together for female-born, male-identified (language has changed since then – this is the language we used at the time)…
Notes From the 2012 Philadelphia Trans Health Conference – Part 2 – Speakers, Aging/Estate Planning, Health Insurance
In Part 1 of posts about the 2012 PTHC, I mentioned the venue shared by the conference with the Philadelphia Comic Con, which was pretty cool. In Part 2 (this part) I thought I would share what were, for me, … Continue reading
When I first entered the trans community, I heard a story about a medically transitioned trans guy who had to pretend to be his former female self when he went to visit his elderly father. I don’t remember the details … Continue reading
I attended the 2012 Philadelphia Trans Health Conference (PTHC) for the second time in two years, and similar to my experience in 2011, I was not disappointed. The conference was huge with an attendance of over 2000 people, making it … Continue reading
I absolutely do not mind if someone with a platform of communication of their own, be it blog or web site or whatever, reblogs one of my posts. In fact, I’m flattered when folks in the blog-o-sphere (if I can … Continue reading
What a day it has been. THE GOOD Tom Gabel of Against Me! Comes Out As Transgender (You go, woman!) THE BAD North Carolina’s Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Sparks Cheers, Jeers (Writing discrimination into your state constitution?) THE BEAUTIFUL Obama … Continue reading
On April 19 I made a post entitled “14 Reasons Why It’s Not Okay to Out Someone as Trans.” Then I got on a plane to go to Europe for work. Folks, I had no idea that this topic and … Continue reading
14 Reasons Why It’s Not Okay to Out Someone as Trans – A Public Service Announcement From Your Friendly, Neighborhood Trans Person
Recently, a well-meaning friend of mine disclosed my trans status to a friend of his, someone I hadn’t known previously. I don’t know that I ever would have found out that he had done so if his friend hadn’t slipped … Continue reading