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The Complicated Situations of Allies

As a trans person, I really grow tired of MRSGI (marginalized romantic, sexual, and gender identified) persons who are contemptuous of allies, for various reasons. 314 more words


Four things about men and women I've learnt from being neither

I think part of it is a family trait, of being treated as a safe person to talk to – several relatives have had similar experiences – but part of it is most definitely being publicly genderqueer. 1,074 more words


diversityhub reblogged this on Diversity Hub and commented:

If you are one of the many who doesn't quite fit their gender stereotype, then this is worth a quick read,,,,,I'm not quite tall enough?

Der Spiegel -- The Mirror

If there’s a news magazine anywhere in the world as thick, diverse and indepth as the German Der Spiegel, I’d like to know about it. 322 more words


Transgender Day of Visibility, 2014

Today is 31 March 2014, the Transgender Day of Visibility.

I’m wearing a shirt that is the first piece of musician swag I bought since seeing Michael Manring and the late Michael Hedges at Standford University about 20 years ago. 86 more words


New Places page

If you ever wondered where to go for some authentic postwar German history, check out the new Places page. I’ve kicked it off with the allied power centers in postwar Berlin with brief descriptions and photos. 24 more words


The Enemy Is Ignorance: Why I support OW

I’m still trying to process all of the amazing things that happened at HRC’s TimeToThrive Conference.  One of the speakers was Dolores Huerta.  (She worked with Cesar Chavez in fighting for immigrant rights.)  As they were introducing her I wondered why she was speaking at a conference about LGBT youth.  298 more words


Let's talk about Racism.

How often do you have a conversation about Racism with somebody that isn’t your skin colour?

…Did that make you raise your eyebrows?

Read on… 268 more words