For male to female transgender people it can be a challenge to move through the world. If we can do so with a minimum of trouble we are generally happy. Trouble could be something simple as a harsh look or being called sir by a clerk, or trouble could mean being physically assaulted or worse.…… Continue reading Thoughts on Passing Better
(inspired by hearing The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus. It left me in tears) The light grows dim By open door Between the shores Through which your weary masses came Your parents then and mine did too From foreign land and distant shore Arrived together within a dream To become all the same A proud…… Continue reading The Dimming of the Light
Much is made of the Torah’s abhorrence of male homosexuality because it gets called out. It’s there in Leviticus 18.22, right? Let’s consider some things though. If you read through the 613 commandments, there is not one against rape. Huh? Yeah, I was surprised too. Scholars will explain this by various statements about it. If…… Continue reading Thoughts about the Torah’s Morality in Modern Times
As a trans woman I felt bad being in a male body no matter my age or state of fitness. When I was young I actually was in decent shape. Age, thou art a cruel bitch. With a female body that feeling is gone. I like being in my body as a woman. I like…… Continue reading From Quora: Do transgender people still love being in the body of the gender they identify as, even if the body is ugly (fat or not muscular)?
My daughter is taking gender studies at college and now she tells me I am a male oppressor. Should I keep paying her tuition? The short answer is yes. Although I might ask what she’s going to do for a living with a BA in women’s studies. Parents don’t or at least shouldn’t engage in…… Continue reading From Quora: Daughter’s Taking Gender Studies…
I’ve spent a good deal of time answering questions on quora, I think some are worth cross posting here. specifically: How can I stop my daughter from being transgender? I walked in on him watching homosexual porn the other night, and I am concerned. I have already taken him off his hormones. Please do not…… Continue reading From Quora: I want my child to not be transgender
I remember when I was a boy, then a young man and then an adult. All those frilly things were kind of naughty and titillating. The lacy bras and matching panties, the garter belts, bustiers, and all the really lovely sleepwear (ok, go have fun peeling it off your girlfriend wear). Victoria secret had their…… Continue reading Then and Now – Intimate Apparel