This http://fusion.net/story/54456/what-being-transgender-after-50-looks-like/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=socialshare&utm_content=sticky+nav is SUCH an important aspect of trans society and I would like to begin documenting through portraits and stories the over 50s in South Africa, beginning with Joburg. 51 more words
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Shraya, Vivek (Author) and Neufeld, Juliana (Illustrator). (2014). God Loves Hair. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press.
This tiny book is a beautiful gem. In 21 very short stories, Vivek Shraya leads the reader on a gentle exploration of his childhood and early adolescence as a femme Indian child in Canada. 110 more words
MYTHBUSTING – Common misconception about trans* identity: that it’s about sexual orientation. That’s the problem with trans* issues, identities and rights being lumped into the LGBTQIA+ acronym. 110 more words
So after a 15-year break from academia, I’ve decided to go back and finish my Masters. VERY excited! One of the reasons I left academia was because it was enabling me to hide from social interaction, so I’ve decided to combine my passion, my activism and the need to exercise my brain and I’ll be doing a gender studies-type MA and along with the course work, will focus on gender non-conformity inside and outside of South Africa’s transgender community. 55 more words