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Allow me a moment to bellyache.
Every so often, I like to step back a bit, and discuss some of the bare basics of being trans.
There really wasn't a lot out there that was aimed at me when I was a young, closeted trans kid growing up in the suburbs.
In 2016, right around this time of year, I wrote about an often-overlooked element of the United States government.
Many years ago, when I was early in my own transition, I was listening to a drive-time talk show on KFI in Los Angeles. The topic at hand was a teacher who had just come out as a trans woman.
Netflix recently released "Disclosure," a documentary created by Sam Feder, Amy Scholder, and Laverne Cox.
LGBTQ people are free, right?
I have been invited to write on what it means to be an San Francisco Pride community grand marshal in a time of COVID-19 and shelter-in-place.
It is such an honor and joy to have been voted as community grand marshal in this 50th year of LGBTQAI+ Pride. What a historical moment for us as we celebrate 50 years of working toward our freedom.
We may, right now, be living through some of the most impactful times for trans and nonbinary people, and the choices we make now may shape the trans community for decades to come.
At the heart of many of society's "-isms" is a laundry list of stereotypes that seek to characterize a group in ways that both provide an easy, if inaccurate, method of describing that group, while also confirming already inherent biases against it.
Aimee Stephens was a transgender woman.