Originally posted on Ban Rapists & Violent Predators from Changing Legal Gender & Name:
From St. Petersburg Times Cross-dressing man sentenced for battery A judge says the man convicted of battery, who is awaiting a sex change, could face harsh treatment in state prison. By GEOFF DOUGHERTY © St. Petersburg Times, published September 25, 1999 NEW…

Originally posted on phonaesthetica:
My parents worked hard to instill good judgment in me, because kids are born with no judgment at all: I will put this cigarette butt in my mouth! I refuse to wear a jacket in winter! Watch me climb up on the roof and jump off into a pile of sofa…

Originally posted on whoiscis:
Owen, I’ve previously read a some of your work, admittedly not taking much notice either way. However your inflammatory article, misrepresenting what actually took place at Stonewall by crediting trans people for gay rights, peaked my interested. So did the anti-female, and yes, anti-gay allegiances that you have made in the…

Originally posted on Transgender Reality:
Remember being a teenager?  A crush you’d had for a week felt like it had lasted forever and probably meant you should marry the person, the new political idea you had was the one true belief, and so on.  In teenage world, emotions run high and obsessions develop quickly.  Watch what…

Most people have noticed that I don’t really blog anymore. There are a number of reasons for this. Blogging is writing and writing is hard. It takes time, it takes effort, it takes thought. I find as I get older I have less and less energy to devote to this, this effort, which is not […]

Originally posted on Shack Diaries:
First of all I want to make it clear that this is not a personal attack on Caroline Criado-Perez. I just don’t agree with many aspects of her article: ‘Becoming a Woman: Trans Women and Male Violence’. https://weekwoman.wordpress.com/2015/01/28/becoming-a-woman-trans-male-violence/ Though our views may vary, I understand that feminism encompasses differing views…

I am opening Anna Deavere Smith’s “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992″ tomorrow night (January 27 @ 8pm) hope to see you all during the course of the run. I play a myriad of phenomenally distinct characters that range from a Korean merchant gunshot victim to a Jewish Police Commissioner. I am so honored to have this…

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Originally posted on Left at the Lights:
I am done with social networking or antisocial as the case has been. I threw myself out there because I felt like I could make a difference with everything I’ve learnt in my life and work but when I spoke up, the very people I was complaining about…

Originally posted on Hypotaxis:
I got really pissed off last week – so pissed off I couldn’t write about it – when I read about how Mt. Holyoke, a formerly female-only college, cancelled their production of The Vagina Monologues for fear it would alienate women-indentifying males who have penises. It’s not that The Vagina Monologues…

Originally posted on More radical with age:
I am a woman. This is something I have never questioned. It is something I know with almost complete certainty. A couple of years ago, if you had asked me how I know that I’m a woman, then – after I had stopped looking at you in bewilderment…

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