Category Archives: MTF

Ally Moms (For Parents of Transgender Children)

Sharing this for Leelah Alcorn and Brandon Teena and all the young lives that have been lost.  Follow the link below… Ally Moms. Terms and Conditions of Use All content provided on this DogDharma blog is for informational and entertainment purposes … Continue reading

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“My Death Needs to Mean Something” — Leelah Alcorn

The heartbreaking suicide of Leelah Acorn is making a storm in the news and in social media.  A small sample of articles: #BBCtrending: Leelah Alcorn’s public suicide note from BBC: So starts a suicide note written by Leelah Alcorn, a … Continue reading

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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

Posted in bisexual, FTM, Gale Gordon, gay, Gayle, GLBT, Gloria, humor, lesbian, LGBT, Lucille Ball, MTF, name, names, naming, Rihanna, transgender, transgendered, what's my name | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

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

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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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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