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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
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
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
The evening of June 17, 2008, the Boston Celtics were up three games to two going into Game 6 of the NBA playoff finals against the Los Angeles Lakers. In a power-house of a match-up that was reminiscent of their … Continue reading
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
There are myriad posts and letters on the internet that were written to educate and enlighten non-trans people on how to (or how not to) speak to trans people. For example, Matt Kailey has a post on his blog Tranifesto, … Continue reading