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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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My First Post-Op Christmas

This Christmas holiday is the first since I completed my physical transition last February.  It is a Christmas I will spend with friends and this year with family.  My son is in town from California and will spend Christmas Eve as … Continue reading

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Vulnerability and Mindfulness

Last evening I went to our Santa Fe town plaza ,probably the oldest in post Columbian America still in use after more than four centuries. Every summer, many evenings there is live music from a bandstand recently rebuilt on the Plaza and last night … Continue reading

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Thus Spake Deanna

“When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.”      -Sherlock Holmes Science, whether it be physics or politics is about having an idea, a supposition, if you will, and then experimenting with the … Continue reading

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“I’m Just Saying!”

I responded to a post earlier today which delved into the topic of defining evolving terminology with regard to gender and sex.  My response was not a critique of the content. As far as I was concerned, the post covered a lot … Continue reading

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I Refused to Grow Up to Putting On My Big Girl Panties

I came to a very startling revelation this evening which I believe, has it’s roots in being born transgender and has been running my life until I “took the bull by the horns” and chose to finally come out to begin … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Recollections and Gender Self-Identity

I have a few different trains of thought running through my head as I write this and I will attempt to bring them all together by putting fingers to keys and words to screen, my own contemporary version of “putting … Continue reading

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Finding my Special Niche in the “Gender-Queer Equality” Debate

Note: This post has been edited with some content removed since I first published this post. My apologies to anyone who read the article before I edited it. In my last post I talked about the feeling that I no … Continue reading

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The Care and Feeding of A Vagina

I had planned to write this post after I completed my surgery, but I didn’t. Simple as that! I will try to make this palatable for at least most of my readers although I will forewarn you that I have a … Continue reading

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Eating Crow: a rewrite to Hey-la-day-la, my Mojo’s back

Looking back at my run-at-the-mouth exposé about testosterone-induced stupidity, I now realize that I have done the male half of our species an injustice by my new-found, woman’s heart.  At least I am able to “eat crow”, that is, to display total … Continue reading

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