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Why My Ovaries May Force Me to Vote for Hillary

For the record, I am not a big fan of Hillary Clinton.

While I don’t think she will lead our country to ruin, I certainly don’t think she will usher in a new dawn of prosperity. 1,164 more words

Politics & Religion

A Straight Person’s Guide to Transgender People

Are your weird observations about Caitlyn Jenner causing you to lose Facebook friends? If so, please consult this nifty guide.

First, a bit about my expertise: Years ago, a loved one confessed his life-long struggle with his gender identity, taking me down a rabbit hole of transgender support groups, websites, articles, essays, and adventures. 1,318 more words

Bigotry

Creepy Sexism in Girl's Sports

When I was 12 years old, my mother reprimanded me for dressing too provocatively. My outfit would not raise a single eyebrow today, but back in the late 80’s, it was still considered trashy to wear a miniskirt that was two inches above the knee and (gasp) lace gloves with the fingertips cut out. 1,053 more words

Gender Stuff

(Sort of) Encountering a personal hero...

I had the distinct pleasure of going to see Eddie Izzard on his Force Majeure tour around the world when he generously stopped for a show in Bakersfield, CA.  360 more words

Gender Stuff

Transitioning (HRT Stuff): This Time Size Counts

I didn’t realize what the differences were in the most recent order of T I got and the one from before that. Obviously, the biggest difference is T is sesame oil v. 1,107 more words

Transgender

Transitioning (HRT Stuff): Smells Like Teen Spirit

So I did my first shot of the cotton seed oil T on Sunday (it’s taken me a couple of days to post cause I’m lazy, mostly), and it went okay. 334 more words

Transgender

Caitlyn Jenner

I’ve been meaning to write about the Jenner interview with Diane Sawyer ever since it first aired. I even watched it again to make sure I didn’t miss anything that I’d want to mention here when I did get around to writing this post. 1,481 more words

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