One of the most difficult aspects of being transgender or transsexual is finding a decent doctor that is willing to treat you like a human being. Since beginning my transition I've dealt with doctor after doctor that ignored my concerns about my healthcare, but never in my life have I ever had a doctor treat… Continue reading Transphobia and Healthcare
The recurring theme in healthcare when it comes to being transgender is either lack of knowledge or outright discrimination, both of which I have experienced at the hands of doctors sworn to first do no harm according to the Hippocratic oath traditionally taken by doctors. The most recent case of discrimination I've experienced has been… Continue reading Medical Nightmare
After a difficult time of trying to think of what words I can use to portray the meaning and purpose behind my upcoming Transgender Visibility Project, I have come up with a name that I feel that does just that. Next month I will be launching Trans*Muted: A Transgender Visibility Project to bring a positive,… Continue reading Trans*Muted
Ideas have been mulling around in my head for the last several days of how to dispell the negative ideas around people that are transgender after reading the appalling ways in which transgender people were talked about in my local newspaper. Since the Obama Administration signed an executive order that banned the discrimination of transgender… Continue reading Transgender Visibility
They are just words, this is the mantra that I’ve heard over and over again when lesbian women refuse to recognize their gender of their significant others who happen to be transmen. The use of female pronouns and labels meant only for women are constantly used towards transmen and by their own girlfriends, wives, fiances.… Continue reading Just Words
As I often do, I shared my post "Bathroom Hysteria" on another social network called Postwaves. From that posting I received a question from one of the members there asking if I thought that school locker rooms should be separated by gender. I feel like the question can be applied to any public facility like bathrooms… Continue reading Bathroom Hysteria – Q&A
These bathroom laws aren’t going to protect anyone, it’s clear from the track record their aftermath is leaving that no woman, man or child is going to be safe. There has even been people to make noise about shooting anyone they think is transgender that they see going into the “wrong restroom”. These trigger happy people are more likely to shoot and kill a cis-gendered person than a transgender person, and why? They dared to use a public restroom. How far is the hatred and fear-mongering going to go? If we continue down this path I fear it will only be a matter of time before we end up in Hitleresque concentration camps, something that many people have already called for.