Trans*forming the Dialogue

I am participating in Trans*forming the Dialogue, Simmons College’s Online MSW Program’s campaign to promote an educational conversation about the transgender community. By participating in this campaign, I will be offering my perspective on what TO ask and what NOT to ask trans*people. Don’t try to fit me into your taxonomy, whatever that is. I … Continue reading Trans*forming the Dialogue

Drama Queen

Here is a little secret. Under this considered, thoughtful, theological exterior beats the intense heart of a drama queen. Actors don’t deal with the same kind of “How many angels can dance on the head of a pin?” truth that theologians do.   They leave that stuff to writers. Instead, they deal in emotional truth.  Does … Continue reading Drama Queen

On The Gifts Of Transgender

Some correspondence: I hear that you are looking for anecdotes and examples of the gifts that come with a trans nature. Here is a piece I wrote in 1994, which I wrote because I needed to hear someone say it out loud: Here is a piece from 2006: For me, the benefits of … Continue reading On The Gifts Of Transgender