August 23, 2016

When I was 37, I took another step in my journey to figure out whether I’m a lesbian or not. Now that I’ve figured out physical attraction, how do I figure out sexual attraction? Sexual attraction has always been very confusing to me. Read more

August 12, 2016

It has been almost a year since I decided to dress as myself full time. When I first started, I had zero confidence in the way I looked, the way I sounded, and just in myself in general. I was only a few months into HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy). The LGBTQ center at Northern Kentucky University helped me so much during this exciting, scary and painful time. Read more

August 10, 2016

Life is too damn short to not live the way you feel you should. I’ve always tried to take life head on and make it what I want it to be, and this is the next step in doing so. This is who I am, and I can no longer pretend to be someone else. Read more

August 9, 2016

Anyone who knows me even a little bit knows I’m a rabid Star Trek fan. I may not have the most impressive Trekkie credentials, but suffice it to say, I’ve seen all the episodes more times than I can count. I cosplayed as a Klingon for an English project in 7th grade, and I used to be nearly fluent in the Klingon language. It’s something that’s been a defining part of my life since right about the age of 10…. Read more

August 5, 2016

I’m thankful to have been socialized as I was. I wouldn’t change that. My being trans makes my perspective unique as does all of our stories. Read more

July 27, 2016

What would you say if I told you that the critical thinking and reasoning skills you spent hundreds of hours fostering in me inside and outside the classroom caused me to abandon your religion? What if you knew that by teaching me in-depth about apologetics, you armed me with the very ammunition I now use to try to convince your peers to discard their belief system? What if I told you I make fun of your deeply-held beliefs on a daily basis and that I think you have no good evidence on which to rest the foundation of your life? Read more

July 22, 2016

I’m certainly glad the most hardcore of the Republican base that showed up at the RNC thinks the bathroom debate is a distraction, but that hasn’t stopped those laws from causing real harm to people in the real world. Read more

July 18, 2016

WARNING: Anti-Gay Christian Activists Handing Out Fake Condoms At Pride Events • ‘Gays For Trump’ Agree With Candidate’s Stance On Anti-Trans Law • US Christian Group Wants Homosexuality To Be Illegal Again • Log Cabin Republicans: GOP Platform The ‘Most Anti-LGBT’ In Party’s History Read more

July 17, 2016

The simple fact is that the brand of bigotry that does the most harm is usually not loud, not boisterous, not overt, and typically comes packaged with terms like “religious freedom” and “deeply held belief.” Read more

July 9, 2016

We want to steel each other, particularly aces new to the community, against adversity we might face from any side. But the problem with that is that it creates a bias towards the idea that aces are negatively perceived by everyone, when I know that’s not the case. For every hurtful action, there are many, many supportive ones. Read more

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