I think that as transpeople, we often fail to recognize or acknowledge how our change – coming out, transition, whatever – effects those closest in our lives. We downplay the idea that the others in our life feel a real sense of loss – profound loss – and that there is grief associated with that […]
Monthly Archives: May 2007
I’ve been feeling a bit ‘vulnerable’ as of late with respect to my ‘needs’ with all of this trans stuff. Perhaps what I need most is to be recognized by (or recognizable to) other people. People see a me, make their assumptions (mostly incorrect in all likelihood) and I’m dropped in a box.
Four years ago, we declared ‘victory’ in the Iraq war. Four years later, we’re still there and Americans are still dieing – and today our President did the veto thing to a bill that would have set a timetable for our troops to pull out of Iraq.