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Summertime Blues

Springtime is in the air. Birds are flying, bees are buzzing, and the flowers are blooming. Oh, and dysphoria is rearing its ugly head. Most people go about their days enjoying longer days and warmer weather (although NY seems...
For most of my life, I always did what was expected of me or what people thought was the right thing to do. Even if it meant putting myself out or doing something I really didn't want to do....
If there’s one thing I love to do it is to play Devil’s Advocate and really get an interesting dialogue going. I always felt that genuine, open communication – a true exchange of ideas and viewpoints – help us...
Austin, Texas – A broad coalition of transgender and ally faith and family leaders spoke out on Thursday condemning SB6 in response to Texas Values, a leading proponent of the divisive and controversial legislation, as they spread misinformation about transgender...
“So tell me,” he said.  “Why is that you feel top surgery is right for you?” I didn’t expect that question. I was sitting in the office of a trans-positive psychiatrist to get my letter for top surgery. We had...
When we are college-aged, we tend to plan out our lives. What age we would like to get married, how many children we would like to have, and where we would like to live etc. Personally I can tell...
One of my heroes, Dr. Harry Benjamin started his medical practice in 1915 in a consulting room in New York City. This room was also his home for a while. As time went on, he moved to San Francisco...
They say when you transition your loved ones also transition along with you. Those who are close to you go through their own adjustment period. In some cases, it is a complete shock when you come out as transgender...
This week we were at the Texas State Capitol in Austin for Transgender Advocacy Day and the following day we participated in the Senate Hearing for SB6 – the “women’s protection bill” that is actually an anti-trans bathroom bill....
NBC took the story of Oz and turned it on its head for a 10 episode series (which may or may not get renewed) called Emerald City. The Wizard of Oz has long held an important standing in gay lives....