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ATM 2014 in Review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: Madison Square Garden can seat 20,000 people for a concert. This blog was viewed about 66,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert … Continue reading

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Reblogged: Op-ed: How Transparent Tried and Failed to Represent Trans Men

I have not yet seen the relatively new television show Transparent, but I have been hearing lots of trans-buzz about it. Nothing in the buzzing has compelled me to figure out how to see the show — I don’t have … Continue reading

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Fear and Loathing in Public Bathrooms, or How I Learned to Hold My Pee

This essay is excerpted from the book Gender Failure by Ivan E. Coyote and Rae Spoon, out now from Arsenal Pulp Press. I can hold my pee for hours. Nearly all day. It’s a skill I developed out of necessity, … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

Originally posted on American Trans Man:
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…

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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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Inclusivity, Exclusion, and Safe Space: Can These Concepts Coexist?

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)…

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May 9, 2012: The Good, The Bad and The Beautiful

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

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Coming to a Country Near You

Let’s say that there was a trans man. An American trans man. And let’s say that he was going to be in London later this month on business. And he was going to have free time the evening of Wednesday, … Continue reading

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What Not to Say to a Trans Person Unless, Perhaps, You Are Trans?

This past weekend I attended a transgender conference and several different trans people, independently from one another, asked me if I was taking testosterone. Now this might seem like a perfectly reasonable question for a trans person to ask a trans … Continue reading

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A Message From Steve Jobs

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner … Continue reading

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