The Trump Administration has mad it clear who their targets are. They built their campaign on hate, making it clear they are anti-immigrant and anti-latinx. With the recent repeal of the Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals (DACA) there is a lot of fear and uncertainty about what happens next. What can we do to protect … Continue reading Undocumented and LGBT: What can we do?
Last month I came across a tweet from media comedian Matt Bellassai that read, "transgender people show more courage when they leave their fucking houses than donald trump has show his entire life" The tweet was in response to Trumps ban on trans people from joining the military, but let's talk about that courage that … Continue reading 19+ in 2017
Louise Lawrence (1912-1976) Louise was a trans community organizer living in San Francisco. Managing an apartment building for working women for a career, Louise spent her life creating a social network for transwomen in San Francisco and around the world. She made contact with other transwomen by placing personal ads in magazines, and contacting people … Continue reading Women’s History Month Highlighting Trans Voices: Louise Lawrence
In the Trans community we talk a lot about the various ways we all experience gender dysphoria, and how it can affect our lives. No one experiences it in quite the same way and not all trans people experience dysphoria. There are some really great articles and video about dysphoria that I will link for … Continue reading Gender Dysphoria and Gender Euphoria
I have been doing a lot of reflection on how I am exploring my identity, and what exactly my womanhood looks like. I realized, I've been putting a lot of pressure on myself to be hyper-feminine. I realized I needed to reevaluate exactly how I am defining my womanhood, when I didn't wear make-up to … Continue reading A Commentary on Society’s Expectations of Trans Women.
Earlier this week I had the chance to testify against Assembly Bill 469: Use of Changing Rooms by Pupils, at the Capitol building in Madison, WI. You can read the Bill Here! Here are a few key issues with the Bill. The Bill requires that restrooms and changing rooms be only used by students according … Continue reading Adventures in the Capitol: Opposing Bill 469
November is the sixth month mark on my coming out as Trans. I wanted to take this time to reflect on how much I have learned in the past six months. I have done a lot of growing and self discovery since coming out, both about myself and the world we live in. Transitioning doesn't … Continue reading 6 Months.