So I’m still thinking about the 20/20 show that was on a few weeks ago about young kids coming out as trans. & The thing I can’t quite get past is how many people who are gender variant grow up… Continue Reading
Just a reminder: Tristan Taormino is specifically looking for CDs & their partners who are in non-monogamous relationships. You can read her description of the book she’d be interviewing you for and more about what she’s looking for below the… Continue Reading
(from The Feminist Majority Foundation) The Supreme Court handed down this morning a 5-4 ruling that requires the elimination of integration plans at elementary and secondary public schools. The decision was made in Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle… Continue Reading
I haven’t put up a ‘guest author’ post in a while, but a partner wrote an interesting piece about disability and shame and the opinions of others that I thought was both interesting and useful: I become so disheartened to… Continue Reading
Really, he’s terrifically happy & comfortable, though I wonder how he does that with his neck. Obviously, cats have different bones than humans; I call them my furry yogis.
A 17 year old woman named Du’a Khalil was stoned to death in an honor killing and her death recorded on the cellphones of people who were watching & participating. Police did nothing. Joss Whedon, the creator of Buffy the… Continue Reading
Laura Albert has to pay back $110,000 – + $6500 in damages – that she was paid for the film rights to her book Sarah, because it was supposed to have been written by her alter-ego JT LeRoy, trans prostitute,… Continue Reading
A lovely review of She’s Not the Man I Married just appeared in a Brooklyn paper called The Indypendent – here’s an excerpt from it: In the end, Boyd writes that despite the obvious discordance, the central issue is whether… Continue Reading
Ironic perhaps that Betty & I should be doing what looks like the last of our “in person” gigs via rental car instead of by train – since there have been times in the past few months that I felt… Continue Reading
While we’re in Albany, the 4th Raiders movie is being filmed. (Rumor has it Karen Allen will be in it, too.)
Tonight I’m speaking with LGBT community leaders at the New York State Museum Performance Theatre in Albany, NY. Tomorrow (Sunday 6/24) at 2PM I’m doing a reading at the Borders in Albany. Monday night I’ll be in Poughkeepsie speaking to… Continue Reading
Both Aeneas & Endymion are nearly addicted to their boxes. Some days I’m not sure they actually leave them, except to eat and visit the litterbox. Betty sent me a link to a book-in-the-making called Alley Cats, which have some… Continue Reading
E. M. Forster would be so proud. Or horrified. But mostly pleased. Rufus Wainwright is pushing the envelope about as hard as he can, & I love that.
The Monterey Aquarium has a live penguin cam you can watch on your lunch hour, or theirs – tune in at 10:30am or 3PM to watch them eat. Happy solstice, & happy birthday to my friend Lara.
My name is Michael, I am a FtM Transsexual. My partner is Natasha, an MtF Transsexual. This is our storyâ€¦. Depending on where we pick up our story, it all traces back to our high school years. Yes, Natasha and… Continue Reading
An interesting article from The Village Voice about fundraiser party for top surgery for masculine spectrum types. Interestingly, this is about someone who’s removing hir breasts in order to have a more androgynous body, not a male one, per se.… Continue Reading
A while back, while writing She’s Not the Man I Married, I realized that there are very, very few love stories out there for us – trans people & their partners. Having been one such couple who were public for… Continue Reading
First, email Sheldon Silver and tell him to advance GENDA. His email is firstname.lastname@example.org. Then go tell CBS & FOX to take their heads out of their asses & show the condom ad; their shows are packed full of sexual… Continue Reading
I’ll be speaking on Saturday, June 23rd, at 7:30PM, along with other LGBT leaders, about building community at the New York State Museum’s Performance Theater. It seems like a good thing to do during pride month, especially. The event starts… Continue Reading
I’ll be on The Lisa Birnbach Show tomorrow from 9:20-9:45AM. Yep, you read that right: in the morning.