Post Tagged with: "transgender"

In Hypocrisy We Trust: LGBT Americans and the Republican Party
News & Politics

In Hypocrisy We Trust: LGBT Americans and the Republican Party

These days, hypocrisy no longer reveals flawed logic or a personal weakness. You can be gay and vote against equal rights.

Photo courtesy of Dylan Flunker
Family / Family-building

Baby Makes Four: Making Way for a Second Child

In the five stages of grief around no longer being an only child, we’ve primarily been in “denial” and “bargaining,” while dabbling with “acceptance.”

Talking to Kids about Transgender Awareness
Family / Parenting

Talking to Kids about Transgender Awareness

It’s Transgender Awareness Week but our conversations with our children can never be summed up in a single week.

REVIEW: I Am Jazz
Books / Culture

REVIEW: I Am Jazz

A review of Jazz Jenning’s book about being transgender “I am Jazz.”

Dylan Goes to the City Council
News & Politics

Dylan Goes to the City Council

As any trans person will tell you, access to gender neutral bathrooms can be life-changing.

Denee Mallon, at the center of an appeals case for Medicare to consider coverage of transgender care - Craig Fritz, AP
Health & Wellness / Life

BREAKING NEWS: Medicare Exclusions for Transgender Care Lifted       

Since the 1980s, Medicare has excluded transgender care from its plan, denying coverage to people with disabilities and elderly people needing this essential and life-affirming care regardless of medical necessity. This week, an appeals panel of the Department of Health and Human Services lifted the denial, opening the doors for […]

Laverne Cox and the Importance of Visibility
Celebrities / Culture

Laverne Cox and the Importance of Visibility

Social change requires more than visibility but I think we can all agree that for most of us who identify as queer – sometimes – a picture really is worth a thousand words.

Wisconsin high school taking important steps (again)
News & Politics

Wisconsin high school taking important steps (again)

Last week, Shorewood led the way once again. It is the first high school in the city of Milwaukee to adopt transgender student guidelines and will make accommodations for students, including use of appropriate bathrooms and changing spaces.

PHOTO CREDIT: SODAHEAD.com
Identity / Life

Support for the Transgender Community

The holidays can be hard. Loss of a loved one, illness, financial worries, addiction or distance from friends and family can make this time of year, when joys (and sorrows) are amplified feel especially lonely. For people who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender, rejection by our families is an […]