A couple of days ago, I was on a marathon phone chat with my mom, who somewhere toward the end of the call thanked me for sending her a copy of the new book and said, “You look great on… Continue Reading

Five Questions With… S. Bear Bergman

S. Bear Bergman is the author of Butch is a Noun, a writer, theatre artist, and educator who tours regularly. Zie’s book, Butch is a Noun, is one of my favorites of the past year because it’s funny, self-ironic, but… Continue Reading

Nawal al Saadawi

Nawal al Saadawi’s latest book, God Resigns in the Summit Meeting, was destroyed by her publisher. You might know her as a woman who spoke out about female genital mutilation, as both a doctor and victim. She was a political… Continue Reading

Betty on All My Children

Betty and six other trans people will be the support group that the MTF character Zarf/Zoe goes to visit on two upcoming episodes of All My Children: March 9th & 12th. The other six were Tommy, Brigit, June, Andy Marra… Continue Reading

Mentions of SNTMIM

A brief synopsis of SNTMIM in the Gay & Lesbian Times. SNTMIM is listed as the 5th of the top 10 things Mara Keisling of NCTE is looking forward to in 2007.

Trans Week @ Yale

I’ll be speaking tomorrow night at Yale, for the fourth annual Trans Issues Week. Do come, if you can. I’ll be reading and talking about female genders viz trans folk. 7PM at the Women’s Center. Other highlights of the 2007… Continue Reading

I Hope It’s the Name

I don’t know about anyone else who’s watching, but I’m kind of stunned and pleased that 62-year-old Helen Mirren is, hands down, the sexiest woman at the Oscars.

Penultimate Family Values

Amazing, this: The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Innocenti Research Center released a report yesterday ranking the well-being of children in the world’s most economically advanced countries. Out of 21 countries, the United States came in second-to-last, at number 20.… Continue Reading

Sorority Sobriety

Another fine example of the nurturing, loving, solidarity of sisterhood MTF folks so often pine over.

Save the Date: March 16th

For those in & around the NYC area, please put aside Friday, March 16th: I’ll be having the launch party for She’s Not the Man I Married at KGB Bar, from 7-9PM. (It’s not absolutely confirmed yet, but looking definite.)

Revolution at Harvard

Congrats to Drew Gilpin Faust, the first female president of Harvard University – first in a 371 year history. National Organization for Women (NOW) President Kim Gandy said of the announcement, “NOW is so pleased that Harvard will finally have… Continue Reading

No Love Lost

I’m really astonished at the remarks Tim Hardaway made, in public, as a public figure. I’m glad to hear he got canned from the All Star game as a result, but I’m just really surprised. I probably shouldn’t be: after… Continue Reading

Us On Dr. Keith on YouTube

Here’s the first half of our Dr. Keith appearance, and here’s the second half. Much thanks to Kiss of Athena, who has also put up the whole thing, in one piece, on Google Video.

Uncle George

This is the cat who started it all, the boys’ Uncle George. No, they’re not actually related, but Betty’s parents had him, & we went to visit after me not having cats for a decade, & us having talked about… Continue Reading

Dr. Keith?

Well, what’d you think?

Dr. Keith

Well, tomorrow is finally the big day: our episode of the Dr. Keith show airs tomorrow, 2/22. You can find out when it’s on near you by checking the website. (Thanks to Andee for the screenshot!)

Much Longer Quiz

Here’s a much longer quiz, on your personality DNA. I’m a reserved idealist. (We’ll be back late tonight.)

Next Quiz

& Today, Which Action Hero Are You? (I’m Batman, the Dark Knight.)

Fait Accompli

For those of you who know why we’re in North Carolina, the deed is done, & all went well. Thanks for your good thoughts & well wishes.


For your amusement, while we’re away, a quiz: What Personality Disorder Are You?