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In Visibility We Trust: The Pros and Cons of Trans Visibility

CN: Cis privilege, mention of tokenization

The advent of shows such as Orange is the New Black and Transparent, production of films such as Tangerine, and recent out-pour of media attention on celebrities such as Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox have ushered in loud calls for increased trans visibility. 925 more words


Knock, Knock..

I’m worried.  Worried.  Do you hear me??

Answer if you do.  I don’t want a

bolt of lightning through my heart,

but a small sign.  A sign.  170 more words

On Being An Ally

Today’s post is in recognition of Transgender Awareness Week, which began on Nov. 14, and will end with the Transgender Day Of Remembrance on Nov. 1,266 more words


AIDA 3 open water skills in Hong Kong

I’ve been out of the water for the past three weeks due to work commitments, but made up for it this weekend with an eventful two days of freediving training with my instructor… 970 more words

Hong Kong

Beer N Tacos 2015 Philips Arena w Linen (@TaexLinen)

For the first time ever, local music festival and party Beer and Tacos will take place in one of the world’s top performing venues, Philips Arena in Atlanta, Ga, with their biggest event yet. 88 more words


It all starts here

In the beginning…”

…There was a baby born. To two gentle, loving parents. This baby was given a name. A birth certificate. A home. And a personal number on a tiny card bracketing this innocent little person into a social scheme of roles, expectations, rules, and conflict. 715 more words

Coming Out