The Person Inside ... The Gulf Between Us

When we fail to embrace the person inside one another, we travel alone in a benighted world.

I am NOT Cait!

Caitlyn Jenner’s announcement that she would like to be the trans ambassador to the President – to Ted Cruz of all people – absolutely nauseates me. Ms. Jenner has repeatedly exposed both her ignorance and her privilege.

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How We Get to Die / Philadelphia Trans Women Remembered

When I transitioned, I worried constantly about becoming a victim of violence. I consulted the Transgender Violence Tracking portal, which seeks to report incidents of violence against transgender people.  The portal reported 268 murders in the 12 months between November 19, 2013 and November 14, 2014.  I composed this summary of just a few of the ways we died that year.

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Transgender Soup for the Soul

I wrote this after emerging from the most vulnerable period in my life. It is a letter to my younger self. I was probably channeling Polonius, who counseled his son, Laertes: “And these few precepts in thy memory see thou character.” …

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