Five Questions With… The Collection (Pt. 1)

It sounds a little ominous, but it’s not. The Collection is an anthology of fiction by trans writers edited by Tom Leger and Riley MacLeod. The below interview questions were borrowed from T.T Jax’s article on the Lambda Literary Review.… Continue Reading

Seattle’s 1st Trans Pride

How cool is this? Seattle is having its first ever Trans Pride! June 28th, 2013 5:00pm – 6:00pm – Assemble in Front of Seattle Central Community College at E. Howell & Broadway St. 6:00pm – 7:00pm – March to Cal… Continue Reading

Endymion Update

For now: Endymion’s responding well to steroids and antibiotics – his blood cells are fat & new and his count is up only two days after going on them. It’s not like there’s anything to make him a young, perfectly… Continue Reading

Stupid White People

This is one of the best things ever.


So our big Endymion is on his way out of this world, but right now he’s stable – on a mix of steroids and antibiotics, with another trip to the vet for bloodwork tomorrow. He was  severely anemic and jaundiced… Continue Reading

Emergency Ride from Milwaukee > Appleton

(I’ve gotten a ride. Thank you all for helping out by re-posting this note.) Hello all I desperately need an emergency ride from Milwaukee airport to Appleton. I’m arriving at 2:30 & want to leave right away. Our Endymion is… Continue Reading


And now I’m in Portland visiting with an old, old friend – the one I used to read old sexology books with in the library in high school – and meeting her husband and her two year old son for… Continue Reading

TLDEF’s Annual Benefit

Trans Legal Defense and Education Fund is a really organization, and their annual gala & fundraiser is coming up. I’m told it’s a fun, classy affair. It will take place on Monday, June 3, from 6:30-8:30 PM, at the Art… Continue Reading


Okay, I’m in love with Seattle. There are bike paths everywhere, dorks everywhere, the weather is gorgeous (sunny inbetween mild and gloomy days) and I’ve met some amazing people, got to see a few people I haven’t seen in a… Continue Reading

Tonight in Seattle: Me + GJL

I’m teaming up with Gender Justice League to do a small event tonight, Tuesday 5/21, at 7PM. If you can join us, please let them know you’ll be attending. If you click on the calendar entry for tonight’s meeting, you’ll… Continue Reading

Two Tune Tuesday: Nancy Wilson

It really doesn’t get much better than that, does it?

May 19

Today would have been my dad’s 85th birthday. He used to joke, whenever someone complained about getting older, that the only other option was worse. He never really did complain about getting older himself and didn’t talk much about aches… Continue Reading

Sons of Tennessee Williams

This looks great. Queens all over the country were the ones who got the crossdressing laws off the books.

The Blame Game

I wrote this recently in response to a question, or an assertion, that nobody chooses to be born trans, but that often, the advice is that you can choose what to do about it. My wife says that a lot,… Continue Reading

Jennifer Finney Boylan is Stuck in the Middle with You

Here she is on the Today show, giving a great interview. Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Just watch. The new book is called Stuck in the Middle with You: A Memoir of Parenting… Continue Reading

OMW: Seattle

For the very first time, I’m going to Seattle! Today’s a travel day, so I may not get emails and the like until I’m back on terra firma.

Feminist Porn?

The Feminist Porn Book is out. Here’s one of my favorite excerpts, by none other than the amazing Nina Hartley, which I’ve gone and excerpted: Actress Cornelia Otis Skinner said, Woman’s virtue is man’s greatest invention. That phrase is both… Continue Reading

Two Tune Tuesday: New(ish & Old) Bowie

I know it’s been out for a while, but as many of you may know, I’m not a huge Bowie fan. Totally respect the dude, & know that many of my heroes would have been impossible without him, but he’s… Continue Reading

MN’s Birthday Present

And… Minnesota gives me the best 44th birthday present!  

Cool Mom

  Cool photographer and mom Jaime Moore wasn’t pleased with the “princess makeovers” to be found all over the internets. She wanted to do something that would give her daughter power, pride, and agency, instead of, say, transforming her daughter… Continue Reading