One Gene Away

I’m not going to try to re-phrase this article about how ovaries/testicles are determined by a single gene. Better you read it from the source: As embryos, our gonads aren’t specific to either gender. Their default course is a female… Continue Reading

Two Tune Tuesday: Luciana Souza

I got to see & hear Luciana Souza this past Friday night at Lawrence, and she really blew me away. Like most gringas, my intro to this kind of music was “The Girl from Ipanema” — I’ve got a few… Continue Reading

New Round of Trans Characters

Bored to Death, the HBO comedy, is adding a transgender character, but that should’nt be too surprising since one of the characters is based on Jonathan Ames. A Canadian show called Degrassi – which first aired in the 80s but… Continue Reading

Trans Bodies, Trans Selves Call for Interns

Trans Bodies, Trans Selves is looking for interns for the positions listed below. The deadline for submission of applications is December 1, 2010. Internships begin December 15, 2010. Their end date depends on the particular position. The survey and chapter… Continue Reading

“…the best they can hope for in life.”

Oh, wow. An Administrator at UW – Eau Claire was invited to a Queer Film Festival (the Eau Queer Film Festival) which was put together by students. Sometimes people really should just say no. Instead, he wrote back that he… Continue Reading

Link Between Trans & PCOS?

Paula Puffer, speaks with Walter Futterweit, MD, PCOS Pavilion Editorial Advisor Audio Link *requires RealPlayer – free download Barbara Nesbitt: “Hi, this is Barbara Nesbitt, and I am at the PCOS Conference in San Diego. I would like… Continue Reading

Not Only the Lonely

I thought, with the holidays coming up, that this little song and video might assuage a lot of lonely: I know it did mine.

Trans Guy Plays Ball

A trans man is playing on a women’s basketball team: But Monday was anything but ordinary because it was the day the world would learn about the decision Allums had embarked on one year earlier: to come out as a… Continue Reading

Alameda County Elects Trans Judge

Check this out: OAKLAND — Alameda County has become home to the first transgender trial judge in the country as Victoria Kolakowski won the race to fill an empty seat on the county’s Superior Court bench. With 100 percent of… Continue Reading

Feeling Blue & Seeing Red, LGBTQs?

Kevin Lembo of CT won for Comptroller of CT. The openly gay mayor of Providence, RI, just became a US congressman. An African American man who is gay won a seat on the NC House. Barney Frank got re-elected. &… Continue Reading

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Dems, Go Vote Tomorrow

Because it was the Democrats who: Signed the Matthew Shepard Hate Act that expanded federal hate crime protection to categories of sexual orientation and gender mentioned transgender Americans in a nationally-broadcast speech My sources were many, but I used the… Continue Reading