Category Archives: Advocacy

Still Think Trans Women Have Male Privilege? These 7 Points Prove They Don’t

This article reads like the nightmare I lived in since I was around age five. Reblogged from everyday feminism Deanna Joy Hallmark

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“Call Me Caitlin?” I Assure You That You Really Don’t Want to Get Me Started!

A whole slew of new thoughts has arisen since my last installment yesterday with regard to the Vanity Fair cover story of the newly minted and probably photoshopped Ms. “Call me Caitlin” Jenner. Beyond it being exploitive of women in skimpy attire , … Continue reading

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Gallery, June 29, 2014

Deanna Joy Hallmark of Santa Fe, center, a transgender woman proudly marches through the plaza during the Gay pride Parade on Saturday June 28, 2014. Photo by Luke E. Montavon/The New Mexican

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Do We As Women Apologize Too Much?

There seems to be a tendency in women to be apologetic, sometimes to a fault, so it would seem.  Part of the Women’s Liberation Movement, which began in the 1960’s, addressed the issue of women’s equality in social roles and role … Continue reading

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It’s About Time We Got Over It

What I’m about to say is offered with love and very tough love at that. I have been thinking a lot lately about what I see happening in the Trans blogsphere and I want to share my feelings about that. … Continue reading

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My Own Declaration of Independence

A response to my post “A Word or Three About Independence Day” got me to thinking about the true meaning of freedom to me. The following is my own Declaration of Independence.” We cannot wait until someone gets in power … Continue reading

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A Word Or Three About Independence Day

This Friday, July 4, 2014 marks the 238th anniversary of the issuance of the Declaration of Independence, even though it was approved by the Continental Congress two days earlier. A committee of five were given charge to compose the document but … Continue reading

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Second Thoughts on Being Invisible

My post the other day about the lack of visibility for trans folks I must admit was so full of blaming others that it’s not even funny.  I could have easily revised it or taken it off but then I … Continue reading

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Queer and Proud of It

As a recently post-op transgender woman this past February, this year’s Pride Parade and Festival this weekend in Santa Fe and in many communities around the country and the world, has taken on a complete new meaning for me, as … Continue reading

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Taking the Wind Out the Sails When It’s Blowing Us Off Course

I have been noticing lately that there are a lot of well-meaning folks out there purporting to be trans-allies and trans-advocates who seem to not be doing those of us who are transgender a favor, but rather making it more … Continue reading

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