Category Archives: lesbian

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

Posted in bad guys, CIA, death penalty, Diane Feinstein, FTM, gay, GLBT, good guys, lesbian, LGBT, moon, MTF, politics, sacred, torture, transgender, transgendered | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Post I Never Thought I’d Write

Six months of gut-wrenching middle-of-the-night blogging, propelled like my soul was drowning and on a mission for signs of survival.  Fervently wishing that one single post could sum up what I’ve experienced in this magnificent, heartbreaking life I’ve lived.  Fueled … 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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Thankful — Are You Really Looking?

I was going through boxes of old photos and mementos again today.  I found this letter from my mom, typed on a “Thinking of You” card after I transitioned from female to male.  Now she did make a lot of … 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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