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Transition Care Covered: Maryland Insures Transgender Employees

Maryland’s state-provided health insurance plans now offers coverage for hormone therapy, gender reassignment surgery, and other transition-related medical issues for state employees. The result of legal negotiations in 31 year old Sailor Holobaugh’s discrimination case, the state approved reimbursement of Holobaugh’s prior transition-related medical costs and is shifting to a new standard for all employee health-care policies. 251 more words

Sexual Health

Libido Hangups

So this is going to be a bit more of a post about myself and how I am feeling about sexual relations with people in the current state I am in, and what makes me emotionally impeded. 511 more words


'Why Are They So Hostile?!': Trans* Community and the Brown Threat

Following the mounting criticism of Trans* Pride Brighton’s co-chair Fox Fisher’s initial Soundcloud segment, then two subsequent apologies posted on social media (the latter addressing the points I myself raised in… 1,202 more words

Black Activism

Transgender People in the Workplace

This evening’s post is in response to an article I read, about transgender people showing the gender biases of the workplace: http://www.newrepublic.com/article/119239/transgender-people-can-explain-why-women-dont-advance-work
While this article is great about expressing a lot of issues in the work place, I’d like to go into some more detail about things that add difficulty to the lives of trans people. 962 more words


LGBT Community Mourns Robin Williams 

In a sad turn of events, famous actor/comedian Robin Williams passed away on August 11, 2014. Williams was a native of the Bay Area in San Francisco, which has a thriving open-arm community in regards to sexuality. 464 more words


Transgender Dysphoria Blog

It has all come to this. I am a man of the age twenty five. I work in a job and industry I loathe, since construction is an act of destruction upon your body. 740 more words


New Book “Trans Bodies Trans Selves” Is A Transgender Manual

A new book titled Trans Bodies Trans Selves, is a collection of essays written by gender nonconforming authors that covers medical, political and other issues that those in the community face. 409 more words

Social Issues