Thursday, December 28, 2017
President Trump caught the entire military by surprise when he tweeted some months back that transgender people would be barred from joining and serving in the military. In a rare circumstance it looks like the courts are going to support the trans community despite the Commander In Chief's opposition to it.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Sunday, July 30, 2017
As you all know by now, President Trump, two words that still don't seem right in the same sentence, issued a Tweet that transgender people would no longer be allowed to serve in the military. Kristin Beck, a former Navy SEAL took exception. Other veterans have voiced their opinions, and the Pentagon -- after the president said consulted with his generals and experts -- said they had no idea what he was talking about. So it's time once again for romper room politics.
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Sunday, April 2, 2017
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 Now that NC has repealed their bill, the fallout is just getting started.
Saturday, March 4, 2017
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.