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Jenner’s is Not THE Transgender Coming Out Story

ETA: This was posted before the release of the Vanity Fair cover today. It is the last time I will use Caitlyn Jenner’s former name and pronouns. Bruce Jenner is going to be posing for Vanity Fair and revealing more details about his future self soon. An 8 part TV …

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Phil Plait Gets An Apology Very Right

Over the weekend Dr. Phil Plait, also known as the Bad Astronomer, put up an episode of his really cool show Crash Course Astronomy. I LOVE the Crash Course series and use them as review for classes regularly. Dr. Plait’s show is particularly good if you like Astronomy and want …

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Trans Visibility Means Never Assuming Cisgender Status

Earlier this week was Transgender Day of Visibility. I struggled a little bit with what to say about this, because I work to be visible in my life. While I am often mistaken for a cisgender man by those who don’t know me, I’m quick to come out, unabashed about …

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Recommended Reading – Non-White and Non-Male authors

Some folks have been making a commitment to spending a year reading books written by anyone but white men. I love this idea, though it’s not a commitment I can make right now because I’m a student and most of my reading is done for classes. However, I did want …

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In Testosterone Veritas

On Cracked yesterday a trans man named Roman Jones wrote about 6 Awful Lessons I Learned Transitioning from Female to Male. Some of the stuff in there felt similar to my experiences, though it’s been awhile (9 years) since I had to bind and much of this stuff applies more …

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Are Your Commitments Really So Fragile?

Did you know you’re being unfaithful to your partner if you talk to other people? According to Gary and Joy Lundberg (who apparently can’t even write an article without each other) over on FamilyShare you are being unfaithful to your spouse and don’t even know it.. They consider a whole …

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Changing Times: Unexpected Side Effects

I come from a large extended family. My parents are from one of those religious traditions where people tend to have a lot of kids, so I have more than my fair share of aunts, uncles, and cousins. Until recently I hadn’t seen any of them in over half my …

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Baby, it’s Consent Outside

So this is what my spouse and I got up to tonight, since the holidays are coming up AND it’s cold and snowy in Chicago. I thought I’d share it with all of you. Visual description for those who can’t see the video: Two people (me and my spouse) sitting …

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