I do a lot of reading and writing about transgender-specific news. Progressive sites, Conservative outlets, pieces of legislation – I read it all. Why? Because if I’m to debunk so many of the half-truths, misconceptions and outright lies about transgender people, I need to know what these lies are.
It’s amazing how often I […]
Some people don’t think transgender people should be able to use the bathroom that corresponds to their gender. Many of those same people don’t think society should police their own gender presentation (I agree. Feminine men and butch women are still men and women, respectively). What always confused me about this was that, by being […]
With the dust-up over articles in Bustle earlier this week (1, 2, 3), which discussed the strains between transgender women and transgender-exclusionary radical feminists (TERFs), my Twitter feed seems a lot angrier these days (and rightfully so). I’m not trying to tell anyone else what to do, but […]
In response to a couple of articles over at Bustle this week, covering the points of view of an anti-transgender radical feminist and a small sample of transgender women, I watched as many on my Twitter timeline vented their frustrations. After a day of that, just as a way of saying, “hey, why not regroup, […]
“I’m guessing you’re here to do something about this?” She said as he gestured at the mish mash of color on the top of my head.
“Yes,” I said, embarrassingly. “I tried to fix it myself.”
She walked me through my options for fixing my hair. We could strip the color, then replace it with whatever color […]