Category Archives: gay

What’s My Name? (Gotta Laugh, Gotta Love…)

Names, again!!!  🙂  Okay, so I did my post on Gloria, right?  What I didn’t mention exactly was that I always hated my name, even before being transgendered was at the tip-top of my consciousness.  There was not being able … Continue reading

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Gloria

My birth forename was “Gloria” — shhhhh….  Now that I’ve told you, I’ll have to twist your knickers if you repeat it!! Can you begin to imagine a worse name being given to a girl child who would identify as … Continue reading

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I’ve Been to the Moon and Back…

Is nothing sacred?  Pause a moment and give that some thought…  The past few days, I’ve been rocked to the core, as Senator Diane Feinstein (Democrat representing the state of California) released the report on torture from United States Senate … Continue reading

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It’s Okay

Are you GLBTQ* (whatever politically correct acronym) and struggling with spirituality?  Hindu, Buddhism, Judaism, Muslim, pagan, and especially fundamentalist Christian?  My friend, L, shared with me a couple of blog articles that match my perspective.  If you give them a … Continue reading

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Closer to Fine: Mo and Leslie

I learned today that Leslie Feinberg passed away.  I mentioned Feinberg, the author of Stone Butch Blues, in a previous blog post. Stone Butch Blues is a novel written by transgender activist Leslie Feinberg. The novel won the 1994 Stonewall … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Time…

Powerful words, “Once upon a time..”  Yes, once upon a time, in a land far, far away, I was a little girl who hated my curly locks, and wanted to grow up to be a cowboy.  I dreamed of many … Continue reading

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Throw a Stone — Only Because I Love You

This is going to be a longer-than-usual post, but please bear with me.  I hope it will be fruitful for you and cathartic for me.  It will sure as hell be painful to write…  First, I have to set the … Continue reading

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