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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
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
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
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
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