I decided to try out having a presence on Medium.
I did a talk for Rainbow Over Wisconsin last night – a local org that helps fund LGBTQ projects in northeastern wisco. Here’s what I said. Someone asked me recently why it is that gay people are so political, and… Continue Reading
It starts about 10 minutes in.
Just as with February 17th, when a National Strike was called, tomorrow is the Day Without A Woman. A few of my colleagues and I agreed that education is more in our wheelhouse, so we created a day-long Teach In… Continue Reading
PayPal now has a cool option to create a donate link, so I did: https://www.paypal.me/helenboydbooks Recently I surprised a friend who was under the (incorrect) assumption that professors make a lot of money. They don’t. I’m not working for a… Continue Reading
Apparently the news is reporting there were 250 people at an event I helped organize tonight, on the spur of the moment, in freezing cold weather, with absolutely no list of speakers or musical acts or anything. For those who… Continue Reading
I’ll be doing a workshop at the Wisconsin LGBTQ Summit in Milwaukee on February 25th. My session description goes like so: Trans Advocacy for Trans Families As a non-trans trans advocate, Helen Boyd has been educating trans and non-trans people… Continue Reading
I just got back to Appleton after driving from here to LA with my wife. I left her there to act. To leap. To take another jump at the acting career she left behind when she transitioned. As she puts… Continue Reading
The person you all originally met as Betty landed an acting gig in a movie called And Then There Was Eve this past summer. I wrote a little a while back about how she’d given up acting for a long… Continue Reading
There’s a little message to all of the LGBTQ+ people at the beginning of this one, around 2:47-5:30 or so.
The first teaser from Rachel’s movie And Then There Was Eve: Teaser!!! #indiefilm #lgbt #transisbeautiful #evethemovie #jazz #blues #relationshipdrama #filmfestival #psychologicaldrama #sandiegofilm #tanianolan #rachelcrowl #complexrelationship #independentfilm #loveislove #whatislove #busking A video posted by And Then There Was Eve (@evethemovie) on… Continue Reading
There’s a cool Moth-like event here in Appleton called StoryCatchers, and my wife volunteered to tell a story at its second happening because the theme was “the first time”. Some of you will recognize the story – of her going… Continue Reading
Here’s Part 2 of the conversation between me and Ashley Altadonna, the filmmaker. Ashley: What do you wish trans partners knew more regarding their cisgendered partners? Helen: That we feel all the stigma, too, and feel personally at risk as… Continue Reading
I try to update my pics when there’s a significant change of whatever kind. Kind of necessary this time around.
As it turns out, my lovely wife auditioned for a role in a movie called And Then There Was Eve… and got it. So after a decade away from acting, she is back to doing the thing she does best.… Continue Reading
We’ll miss you mom.
Last night at my talk at The Tool Shed in Milwaukee, a couple of people live-tweeted the event. So here’s some stuff I said, in the order I said them: “I was the very enthusiastic girlfriend of a crossdresser &… Continue Reading
Tomorrow (Thursday 4/7) I’ll be doing an event in Milwaukee at the awesome Tool Shed as part of Milwaukee’s SHARE (Sexual Health and Relationship Education) week. It’s called “PROMISES YOU CAN KEEP: Through Transition Together” 8:30 PM Here’s where you… Continue Reading
I’ll be doing an event on Thursday, April 7th in Milwaukee at the awesome Tool Shed as part of Milwaukee’s SHARE (Sexual Health and Relationship Education) week. Here’s where you register for it. Here’s the Facebook event. Here’s the FetLife… Continue Reading