November 20 is the 324th day of the year, there are 41 days left
Today's number is 20
Today's number is 20
One quarter of a century. Twenty-five years ago today. That's when I began my transition.
It also would have been my father's 68th birthday, had he not died a third of a year before his 60th and about a year after my mother. Them dying, as well as their parents, was intimately involved with me waiting until I was 44. Wouldn't want to embarrass the family.
I also waited until I had earned tenure. It seemed prudent.
Two transgender women, Carol Ann Beal of northwest Iowa and EerieAnna Good of the Quad Cities along with the ACLU of Iowa have challenged the Iowa Medicaid ban on coverage for transition-related medical services as being a violation of equal protection under the law "as promised by the Iowa state constitution and the Iowa Civil Rights Act."
Earlier in my life, I lived in Joplin, MO. This story makes me shudder.
Ally Lee Steinfeld, 17, of Houston, Missouri came out as a transgender girl in May. In June, she posted on Instagram:
I am proud to be me. I am proud to be trans. I am beautiful. I don't care what people think.
Grass Lakes, MI parents have a problem with transgender people.
A Cleveland woman was nearly attacked because she refused to expose herself to prove she was not transgender.
The woman was talking with friends at a bar when a young lady walked up to her.
No, I am not sure. They say you are a man.
--the young lady
The stranger asked the woman to reveal her genitals.
Two transgender, non-binary students in South Glenn Falls, NY were kicked off a school bus on Wednesday, just because they wanted to sit on the "boys side of the bus."
WTF???? Yes, You read that correctly...as did I.
The Montana Supreme Court has ordered the Office of Attorney General Tim Fox (R) to rewrite language for the ballot statement and fiscal note associated with an anti-transgender ballot initiative that voters will decide on during the 2018 election.
Transgender people are often referred to as mentally ill. People who do that will no doubt point to the suicide attempt rate in support of their assertion.