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Step Right Up Ladies and Gents

Some days I feel like I’ve accidentally stepped up to a carnival game called Guess What I Am. The odds are stacked against me. The game ranks secondary sex characteristics over gender expression and gender presentation. 589 more words


My Top Surgery Revision

At 9 AM I hopped into a taxi with my friend Tracey, and we zig zagged through midtown traffic to Dr. Weiss’ office. He and I talked about the pucker in the front of my chest and the size of my nipples. 740 more words


URJ Takes a Stand on Transgender Rights

This past week the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) passed A Resolution on the Rights of Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming People. While a resolution is not binding on URJ congregations, it does set a standard for policy in URJ congregations. 1,404 more words


Ponytails, Elsa and my 3-year-old son

My 3-year-old son loves to run at breakneck speeds, climb impossibly high and jump without fear. He is obsessed with planes, cars and trains in that order. 1,011 more words


Video: Eleven gender non-conforming women

What a beautiful video by PeachYoghurt. Eleven women share their photos to show the possibilities for women who do not conform to society’s expectations. Women can dress any way we want. 42 more words


Jacob's New Dress

Hoffman, Sarah & Ian (writers) & Chris Case (illustrator). 2014. Jacob’s New Dress. Chicago: Albert Whitman & Company. 203 more words


What's in a gender?

There are various definitions for gender. They add up in two ways, one is a class or class system and the other is tied directly to the social and cultural performance that is required of a person due to their sex. 485 more words