Category Archives: Commentary

Matt Kailey – We Lost You Too Soon

I am shocked and saddened to have learned of the death of trans activist, author and teacher, Matt Kailey, who passed away from heart failure in his sleep over the weekend.  Matt was tireless in his work for our community.  With humor, … Continue reading

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Oh, Boston – One Year Later

On Monday, April 21st, the Boston Athletic Association will manage the 118th running of the oldest annual marathon in the world, the Boston Marathon.   In this week leading up to the race, the city of Boston has been remembering … Continue reading

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Reblog: All You Need to Know to Support Your Transgender Friend

An excellent piece posted by Dillan DiGiovanni on July 31, 2013: I wrote this because I was asked to write it. People tell me that they really want to know how they can better support someone who is transgender, so … Continue reading

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Why Dustin Hoffman Still Got It Wrong

On July 6, Jill Pantozzi of The Mary Sue posted a video from the American Film Institute’s archives that has since gone viral.  In the clip of an interview conducted last year, actor Dustin Hoffman talks with quite a bit … Continue reading

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Oh, Boston

I was wrapping up a meeting with an employee in my office when my cell phone buzzed.  It was Monday, April 15 at 3:21 pm. Picking up the phone, I saw a text from an Irish friend who lives outside of Dublin. “What … Continue reading

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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 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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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

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