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Do Transgender People Scare You?

Do Transgender People Scare You?

May 13, 2014

“I can’t remember a time that I didn’t know that I was a girl.” Janet Mock, on HBO’s “The Out List” When I came out of the closet as a Mom of an LGBTQ child and an ally,”T” was not really part of my experience. I had never met a trans person (that I knew of) in my life. In the last year, on this circuitous route my life has taken, I’ve come to know...

Lisa’s Take on “Dallas Buyers Club”

Lisa’s Take on “Dallas Buyers Club”

Mar 6, 2014

No, I haven’t seen the movie, Dallas Buyers Club, and I don’t plan to. It’s my wallet that decides what I do these days! But in the mean time, I have been reading the on-going negative commentary about the portrayal of the transgender character “Rayon” from the perspective of the trans* community. What needs to be taken into...