About a year ago, my therapist asked me if I knew anything about painting. I have painted just about everywhere I have lived since I moved out of my mother’s house in 1990. So I said, "Of course I...
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My brother has been living in Turkey for the last 6 years, and I finally made the trip to go see him this summer. As a transgender person, there were a couple of things I made sure to square...
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Coming to terms with the fact that you are transgender is never easy. If you are questioning your gender, all I can tell you is that most people don’t. There is a reason you are questioning. The best way...
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Jude Samson breaks down the binary walls with a primer on gender pronouns.

Pronouns

Not that long ago the world operated under the assumption that gender and therein respective pronouns were merely binary. It was simply a male or female – he/him or she/her world. Then, people started to learn that, as with...