In The Life – again

As it turns out, PBS is going to be showing our episode of “In the Life” for the month of December. So for those of you who missed it the first time, here’s your chance! You can still find out… Continue Reading

Happy Thanksgiving

To all, a very happy Thanksgiving! Remember to make a list of all the things you’re thankful for, yes? It helps you get through the cold winter ahead. For me, it’s simple: my family, my friends, and all the lovely… Continue Reading

Remembering We’re Living

On the eve of TG Day of Remembrance, it’s bothering me that the only international recognition of transness is in the all-too-brutal murders of transpeople. What Gwen Smith has created in the Remembering Our Dead project is vital work: vital… Continue Reading

The Uses of ‘Pretty’

Today, on the MHB message boards, a conversation started about why I don’t like or wear high heels. After a few soul-searching and memory-reliving posts, I intended to drop the subject and quit responding, especially after Betty reminded me of… Continue Reading

Online Support Groups

Here are a few other online support groups you might be interested in: For Couples, or Couples-Friendly: For the Gen X generation, there’s Ronnie Rho’s group: Lacey Leigh’s group for Successful CDs A group for the Trans Family,… Continue Reading

Rufus Wainwright’s new CD

This has nothing to do with transgender anything, but everything to do with my loves in this world, the chief musical one among them for the past 4 years or so being one Rufus Wainwright. His new CD (that’s Compact… Continue Reading

Speaking to Students

This past Thursday I had the opportunity – for the second time – to speak to a group of students at a highly esteemed college. Last time it was for a group of students gathered at the Women’s Center of… Continue Reading

Puttin’ on the Glitz – 2005

It’s now confirmed that I will be speaking at next year’s Puttin’ on the Glitz conference in Phoenix, AZ – February 18-20th, 2005. I’ll be doing a workshop on Saturday (topic TBA) and will also be the Keynote Speaker for… Continue Reading

Back to Ohio

No matter who wins Ohio, I’m pretty clear that there are at least 10 states in this country that don’t want me or my trans-husband in their midst and at their malls. Residents of Oklahoma, Georgia, North Dakota, Ohio, Kentucky,… Continue Reading

Happy Birthday, Adam Ant.

It’s the big 5-0, and in celebration, the very finest photo that was ever taken of him (in my humble opinion, at least). There are about 3000 runners-up, of course.


Don’t just vote – vote for Kerry! For Helen, The Nation’s endorsement says it best; for Betty, The New Republic’s does.