Sunday, April 2, 2017

it Wasn't Activists, but Rather Sports That Rattled NC's Cage


We were all a bit stunned last year when North Carolina passd the infamous 'bathroom bill.'  The debate gripped the nation and spurred a national dialogue. The ideas spread across the country as 16 states had some variation of a bathroom bill of their own. Now that NC has repealed their bill, the fallout is just getting started.


Free Name and Gender Marker Legal Clinics


In addition to their upcoming synposium on April 28th, TransOhio  is providing these free legal clicnics to nearly 250 communnity members, helping those unable to afford the costs for legal filings and applications due to hardships. They provide this funding through grant funding.   

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Are You Transparent?


When I finally looked in the mirror and admitted to myself that "I am transgender," that my actions are not momentary lapses of sanity, life changed. Because at it's core, it is self-awareness that changes everything.

Meslissa Says 'It's O.K. To Be Different'


Not only is it O.k. to be differnet, I've often thought -- and said -- it is preferred. When we find our individual center to transcend the standard expectations of others, it is then that people begin to see "you" and not just the shell you reside in.  I came across an inteview of Melissa the other day, and the more trans stories I read the more they are all rooted in the same beginnings -- though the journey and destination may differ.