Monday, June 18, 2012
Most transgender stories in the headlines are sensationalized, because transgender, and the lack of insight about them by the mainstream still sees them as taboo -- a circus sideshow act.
The transgender community can certainly use charitable donations, yet what if those funds come from a source that most full-time transpeople would rather not be associated with?
Friday, June 8, 2012
Roberto Maurizio Coatti was born in Bologna. He was intersexed, but looked like a normal boy, until he stated to developed as a woman after puberty. She took her name from Eva Kent in the Diabolik comics, and Harold Robbins, and thought it to be more cute with an apostrophe.
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Navigating transition can be a daunting task. Especially as it relates to the legal labyrinth on the city, state and national levels. There is name change on birth certificates, drivers licenses, and social security cards, among other things.
According to Washington Blade, "Whitman-Walker Health announced on Thursday that it will begin holding free legal clinics for its transgender clients next month." They've done this in partnership with
Trans Legal Advocates of Washington.
Expanding services like these are paramount for transgender people to get on solid ground and be able to live their lives in the normal course of citizenry.