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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 Advertisements

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A Case of Mistaken Identity

I was thinking this evening back to when my late beloved partner became pregnant with our son.  Because she was 36 years of age, the risk of fetal abnormalities were higher than if she had become pregnant at a younger age.  Our obstetrician recommended … Continue reading

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Hey Guys, I’m Still Alive and Kicking!

It isn’t hard to notice that I haven’t posted in a while.  I make no apologies for it because that will only feed my bad wolf rather than my good.  Instead I will begin where I left off which was my … 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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The True Meaning to Me of “Living Outside of the Box”

A dear young friend of mine with whom I have formed a connection was writing in his Facebook status the other evening about a change in his present living situation and he mentioned a few possibilities to tide him over … 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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Is Home Really Where the Heart Is?

I was inspired to write this post by a sister transgender blogger who most probably already recognizes who she is. With my late beloved wife passed away and our son living far away, I have the task of redefining what “home” means to … 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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The Girl That Wasn’t

A favorite bedtime storybook from my childhood was one called “The  Bear That Wasn’t.”  It tells the story of a bear who goes into hibernation one fall and during his winter slumber, a huge factory is built over and around … Continue reading

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