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Jamison Green: The State of Transgender Health Nationally and Internationally, Fenway Community Health Center, Boston, MA, 20 October 2014.

    Jamison Green, President of the WPATH (World Professional Association for Transgender Health) gave an invited talk at Fenway Community Health Center in Boston, MA on October 20, 2014, where he spoke about the state of transgender healthcare in … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Notes from the 2012 Philadelphia Trans Health Conference – Part 1 – Venue Sharing

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

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Our Siblings of Juchitán

There is a book store in a train station in a large city in central Europe that offers hundreds, maybe even thousands of magazines, comic books and newspapers from all over the world.  Well, maybe not from all over the … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Legislature Passes Transgender Equal Rights Bill

Over the past 24 hours, the Massachusetts House and Senate have both passed the bill, “An Act Relative to Transgender Equal Rights.”  Once Governor Patrick signs this bill into law, Massachusetts will be the 16th state in the nation that … Continue reading

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